Sharp 100 years – It’s SHARP’s 100th Anniversary!

The first company, Sharp-Roxy Corporation (SRC), was established in Malaysia in 1974 in the state of Kedah. It was the company’s first overseas production and export base. With the generous support of both the people and government of Malaysia, Sharp has continually expanded its activities in Malaysia to become a successful household brand. Today, Sharp has been three decades in Malaysia!

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Sharp to me has always been an ever-green brand. I still remember when I was small; during my holidays at my grandmother’s the only thing that kept us entertained was this pretty “antique” Sharp TV. You know, those kinds with the big bulky box. Well, it’s a rare item now I supposed. Since I wasn’t allowed to watch TV at home because of the school time and all, I’ll always be the one controlling the TV at my  “kampong”.  Says a lot about how I remember Sharp right?



Sharp came back into my life rather unexpectedly last year. I was at their plant in KL for a small tour, and I sat through a rather interesting brief with the manager in charge.

That rather interesting session was mainly on their Plasmacluster Ion ™ Technology, a name and technology that is trademarked and solely Sharp’s.  I was also given the chance to use and review the Sharp Plasmacluster Ion Mobile Air Purifier.

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I was very intrigued with the whole explanation of how the technology works.

Here’s a short excerpt:

Plasmacluster actually refers to Sharp’s air purification technology that was developed in 2000, and it’s verified that airborne fungi, influenza viruses, etc are inactivated (become incapable of reproducing) when they come in contact with Plasmacluster Ions.

A few key points to note from the statement above.
Plasmacluster Ion ” – is a trademark of Sharp. It is a technology – NOT the name of the products (though Sharp’s products that does the plasmacluster functions are named with “Plasmacluster” ).

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During that time, I didn’t know about Sharp’s history. But now I knew.

Look at how far the brand have come! A 100 years!

Check out the 100th Anniversary introductory video below:

Can you believe that it has been almost a 100 years Sharp has been in the market and a part of us; the community? They have come a long way to celebrate their 100 years!

And here’s the thing; they are not merely celebrating, they are pledging to make their product and service better in the future!

Now we celebrate a century,
Thanks to all support from the people
around the world.

For 100 years, we have stood as a trusted symbol to connecting customers and business worldwide. We believe in dedicating our sincerity and creativity to every individual around the world. From our business and service philosophy to innovate products, we strive to improve and support people’s lives. We set our sights for the next 100 years to touch the heart of millions with innovative products and genuine services.”

Not enough with celebrating within the conglomerate, Sharp is also celebrating their 100 years with all of you! Do participate in their “Anniversary Share Campaign; a simple contest that just requires you to post a memorable picture or video, and tell Sharp a little about your memory. It can be an anniversary or other commemorative moments of you, your family and your friends.

The Sharp100Years <http://share.sharp100years.com> campaign:

I tried the site out myself and loved the easy steps required to join this Sharp 100 years celebration.

1- Choose a photo

2- Fill in your details and description.

3- Upload!

That’s it! This campaign runs from now till 15 September 2012.

So yes, let’s all take part in Sharp’s Anniversary Share! Not only that, you’ll be in the running to win fabulous prizes such as the Grand Prize to West Coast, USA and Sharp products! Your images and videos will be made into a work of film and it will be displayed in their website!
Be a part of Sharp 100 Years and you can be winning big!

The official hashtag for the Sharp 100 Years campaign is #Sharp100, so tweet and follow the updates on the campaign. You can also visit the Sharp 100 Years campaign Facebook page <https://www.facebook.com/pages/Anniversary-Share-News-Sharp/444652765545082>

Tweets:
Share pictures and videos of your most memorable moments and win a trip to USA! http://share.sharp100years.com #Sharp100
FB:
Sharp is celebrating its 100th Anniversary and wants you to be part of it. Share your most memorable photos and videos and win a trip to USA, and awesome Sharp products! http://share.sharp100years.com #Sharp100.

This Post Has 18 Comments

  1. Sean

    i’m pretty sure my family in malacca had sharp products too, though i can’t recall which ones. i guess it really was (and is) one of those trusted brands 😀

    1. rebeccasaw

      Yes, their 100th Anniversary is a huge celebration, and with attractive prizes too! 🙂

  2. kevin

    I’m going to give this a shot. It’s still like a voting thing…but at least they didn’t use the words “vote” or “like” .
    It’s “congratulate” haha

    1. rebeccasaw

      Oh u social media troll! 😛
      Well what do you think of the campaign?
      Yes. ” Congratulate” – CLEVER 😛

  3. Gloria

    I took part!
    But still sad that I haven’t been leading 🙁

    1. rebeccasaw

      Oh dear! Get everyone to “congratulate” you!!
      I’ll do my part :p

  4. Michelle

    I’m going to give this a shot 🙂
    Esp since with the recent birth of my baby 🙂

    1. rebeccasaw

      Ohh congrats! And yes, perfect timing too 🙂

  5. Carmen

    Til 15th Sept! Ok time to go dig out my pictures to join.

    1. rebeccasaw

      Oh please do Carmen! gd luck and let me knw so I can “congratulate” you! :_

  6. Eyzar

    Nice meeting you during my stay in KL. Keep up the great blog! And thanks for sharing about this too. I will certainly post a pic of me and my wife! 🙂

    1. rebeccasaw

      Good luck!! Let me know when so I can “congratulate” you! 😀

  7. Felicity

    So this is the one you’re doing ..that’s why so busy!
    But I like the “congratulations” idea. Just ONE picture, must choose a fabulous one!

    1. rebeccasaw

      Yea… busy crazy as it was a huge one 🙂
      Thanks for dropping by my blog!

  8. Robert

    Sorry I couldn’t be part of the campaign for your company but I’m taking part! You know where to congratulate me 🙂
    Once a day becky alright??

    1. rebeccasaw

      Alright! Just drop me a note on FB so I know which one to click 🙂

  9. Areetha

    Sharp was more popular back then. But now not so. I wonder if they would be more aggressive now to compete for market share.

    1. rebeccasaw

      Well Sharp has certain products that really stands out – namely their plasmacluster and their TV. Everyone seemed to have a Sharp TV before in their life!

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