Encompass Selected to be Authorized Parts Distributor for Alpine and Clarion Mobile Electronics Products

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Oct. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of forward and reverse logistics for a diverse range of electronics products and replacement parts, today announced it has finalized agreements with both Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. and Clarion Corporation of America to distribute original replacement parts for their full line of mobile electronics products.

Encompass will supply parts for Alpine and Clarion, top names in mobile audio, through its division Encompass Parts Distribution. Alpine is a manufacturer of audio, video, navigation and driver assistance products for consumers and leading auto makers. Clarion produces car TV and multimedia systems, car audio systems, rearview monitor systems and fixed and transportable navigation products.

"Encompass is pleased to add these world leading brands to our already extensive list of manufacturers," said Robert Coolidge, president of Encompass Parts Distribution. "With our 60 years of parts logistics expertise and specialization in consumer electronics products and aftermarket service, Encompass is an ideal solution to support Alpine and Clarion."

Encompass will supply Alpine and Clarion spare parts from its distribution facility in Lawrenceville, Ga. outside Atlanta.

About Alpine

Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., is the industry-leading manufacturer of high performance mobile electronics, founded in 1978. Alpine is the only manufacturer specializing in mobile multimedia, an integrated system approach incorporating digital entertainment, security and navigation products for your mobile entertainment. As a consolidated subsidiary of Alps Electric Co., Ltd., one of the world's premier manufacturers of electronic components for computer, communications and car electronic equipment, Alpine is the specialized supplier of quality mobile electronics systems.

About Clarion

Clarion Corporation of America, headquartered in Cypress, California, is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Clarion Co. Ltd., headquartered in Saitama, which has been a consolidated subsidiary of the Hitachi Group since 2007 and an international leader in car audio and electronics since 1940. The company is involved in the research, development, engineering, design, manufacturing, sales and marketing of mobile entertainment, navigation, communication and safety and security products for the automotive, marine, recreational vehicle, commercial fleet and heavy industry environments. Clarion has been the recipient of numerous awards for design innovation, support, manufacturing and product reliability from independent organizations and customers alike. The company has marketing and sales affiliates in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia. Clarion is located on the web at clarion.com.

About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.

Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer electronics, computer, major appliance and imaging products. Encompass, through its business units Encompass Parts Distribution and Encompass Service Solutions, provides end-to-end solutions for OEMs, retailers, independent dealers and third-party administrators.

Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal. For more information, please visit encompass.com and follow us on Facebook.

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CONTACT: Kristin Hurst Director of Marketing Ph: 954.474.0325 khurst@encompass.com

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