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OFFICE AMERICA SELLS WANG EXEC SERIES PCS

 OFFICE AMERICA SELLS WANG EXEC SERIES PCS
 LOWELL, Mass., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Wang Laboratories, Inc.


(AMEX: WAN) announced today that Office America, headquartered in Richmond, Va., is now carrying Wang EXEC Series in all 15 stores.
 The Wang EXEC Series of PCs is designed and manufactured specifically for mass merchandising distribution.
 "We were particularly interested in carrying Wang EXEC Series PCs because upon entering into the computer market we wanted to carry a top-of-the-line PC with a leading name. We feel Wang is that respected name," said Robert Kendig, vice president of Merchandising Marketing at Office America.
 "We are experiencing a period of tremendous growth in the personal computer market, and we feel Wang PCs will provide the service and support our customers are looking for," Kendig said. "Our target markets for EXEC PCs will be the home-office and small-business consumers, plus on-going contracts with state and local goverment."
 "We are extremely pleased that Office America has chosen to carry Wang EXEC Series PCs," said Walter F. Foley, director, PC Sales and Marketing for the Mass Merchandise Channel, at Wang. "Office America is an office super store with a fine name and reputation that will appeal to the home-office and small-business market segment."
 Office America's 15 stores are located in Virginia, North Carolina, Tennesse, Kentucky, and Ohio. The company plans to open six new stores by March 1992 and 10 to 15 additional stores by December 1992. Office America specializes in office supplies, furniture and business machines and has over 5,000 name brands and 20,000 different items on display.
 The Wang EXEC Series of PCs are fully IBM-compatible and come equipped with industry-leading productivity software from Microsoft Corporation. They are designed to satisfy the needs of the home-office and small-business PC markets.
 ALl Wang EXEC Series PCs include at least two megabytes of system memory and Microsoft Corporation's Windows 3.0 graphical environment, to enable users to take advantage of a wide range of the latest application software. Microsoft Corporation's MS-DOS 5, as well as the latest release of the Microsoft Works integrated software package for word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, database management, and communications, are factory-installed on all models. The Microsoft Productivity and Entertainment Packs for Windows are also pre-loaded.
 The systems also include a keyboard, a mouse, and an installation video on VHS tape. Two optional 14-inch VGA color monitors, with .41 and .28 dot pitch, respectively, are also available to complement models in unbundled configurations.
 Wang EXEC system hardware is covered by a one-year limited factory warranty on parts and labor, with one year of on-site service at the user's home or office. Wang also offers telephone support through a toll-free number.
 Wang Laboratories Inc., headquartered in Lowell, Mass., serves customers in 130 countries with computer-based information processing systems including data, text, image, and voice processing, as well as telecommunications and networking products.
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 /CONTACT: Amy Small of Wang Laboratories, 508-967-0511; or Robert Kendig of Office America of 804-747-9964/
 (WAN) CO: Wang Laboratories, Inc.; Office America ST: Massachusetts IN: CPR SU: PDT


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