Runco International Amasses Show Stopping Line -up for CES 2005

Breakthrough Digital Projection Systems and Cutting Edge Plasma Displays Raise the Bar for Real Luxury in Home Theater Market

UNION CITY, CALIFORNIA - December 23, 2004 - Runco International, Inc., the world leader in high -end home theater video display technology, is lining up an impressive cadre of displays for the January 6 - 9, 2005 International Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Booth # 25705 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center will be a popular stopover for all attendees, who will be greeted by the complete lineup of Runco's award winning innovations in projection systems and state -of -the -art plasma displays.




"CES is a great venue to showcase all of our breakthrough innovations," said Bob Hana, president of Runco International, Inc. "The show attracts a healthy mix of installers, dealers and enthusiasts, which gives us wide exposure and the opportunity to present our latest technologies. Our theme this year is raising the ceiling on luxury.' Runco prides itself in continually being a forerunner in the high end home theater market. With the new portfolio of projectors we'll unveil at CES, we want to show that for Runco customers, the sky is the limit to true luxury."



The Consumer Electronics Show 2005 is the venue where Runco International will unveil its latest achievements in its quest to define 'The World's Finest Home Theater' products. Runco extends a warm invitation to the members of the press for an exclusive preview to Runco's stunning new additions to its portfolio of video displays and to learn about Runco's plans to drive the future of high definition imaging technology. Runco's special press event is scheduled for 6:30pm on Saturday, January 8 at The Beach (located directly across from the Las Vegas Convention Center). Following the press conference, Runco's guests are welcome to party with Sam at the Annual Runco Beach Bash.



Runco International is also participating in the NextGen Home 2005 project. The Runco VX -2c Projection System, the CW -42HD and CW -50mc plasma monitors will be showcased in a 2,300 square foot model home stationed outside the Convention Center throughout CES. The futuristic home features the most advanced, cutting edge technology in home building and home entertainment installations.



About Runco International, Inc.



Founded in 1987 and currently headquartered in Union City, California, Runco International, Inc is a market leader in state -of -the -art projection systems, flat -panel plasma monitors, video processors and other components for the consumer market. Runco's innovations have won numerous awards and citations from the world press. Runco was the first company to introduce and market a line doubler with a multi -frequency projector in 1990 and also introduced the first multiple -aspect -ratio controller, the ARC -IV, to the Home Theater market. Recently, both of these features have become essential for the new digital high definition capable televisions. For more information on Runco International, Inc. visit the web at www.runco.com .



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