Runco Honors its Sales Representatives' Achievements in 2004 at CES

Video Display Innovator Awarded its Top Sales Representative Firms for Outstanding Sales Performance for 2004 at Las Vegas Electronics Showcase

UNION CITY, CALIFORNIA - February 2, 2005 - Runco International, the world leader in high -end home theater video display technology, announced the winners of its Sales Representative Excellence Awards for 2004. The company recognized those sales representative firms who reached outstanding levels of sales and growth performance at an awards ceremony held in Las Vegas, Nevada during the International Consumer Electronics Show.


"Each year, Runco gathers with its sales representatives to honor the special accomplishments they've made during the last twelve months," said Bob Hana, president of Runco International, Inc. "In 2004, each of our reps showed incredible dedication toward bringing Runco's authentic cinema experience to home theater enthusiasts across the country and beyond. Runco International's success exists not only on the strength of our technology, but as a result of the representatives, who are so focused on supporting their dealers. They help to distinguish the full Runco International experience, and it is our honor to work with such a talented group of individuals."

At CES 2005, Runco International recognized these firms for their excellence in service during 2004:

Representative of the Year
MK Marketing, Irvine, CA

Sales Increase of $500K or More
Momentum Group, Englewood, CO

Largest Percent Sales Increase
EMI, Sterling Heights, MI

Sales Increase of $500K or More
Bishop Audio Services,Newburyport, MA

Largest Dollar Sales Increase
MK Marketing, Irvine, CA

Sales Increase of $500K or More
International Sales, San Diego, CA


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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