School Specialty Inc.
), the leading provider of supplemental educational products for
PreK-12 educators, has expanded its offering of classroom
technology solutions. The company introduced a new range of
technology to improve the output and efficiency of its clients. The
new technology will have an array of features at different price
levels and will include document cameras, short-throw digital
projectors, interactive white boards, listening centers, student
response systems, pads and slates.
Requirement of standardized instructional equipments and
increasing classroom sizes are creating lot of new challenges for
the educators. With a variety of approximately 75,000 items ranging
from classroom supplies, furniture, playground equipment and
supplemental curriculum solutions, School Specialty serves as a
complete package for the educators' total classroom solution.
Classroom Technology Products
School Specialty has four main technologies with several
features at multiple price ranges.
The technology is called Edu-cation Station, which provides a
solution for classroom including speakers, projectors, whiteboards
and interactive elements.
This category includes a variety of easy to use products
including View Document Camera, Teach interactive system, Pad
Wireless Tablet, Vote student response system and Capture Ink
The products offered under this technology are either touch screen
or hard surfaced whiteboards. School Specialty offers a wide range
of products under this category, such as eno, mini Slate, eno play,
eno click and Digital Visualizer.
Dukane products facilitate in creating learning environments with
its short throw projectors, document cameras, touch whiteboards,
AirSlate and audio enhancement systems.
School Specialty is the leading provider of supplemental
educational products for the PreK-12 market in the U.S. and Canada.
The company leverages its strong distribution network to offer its
products to approximately 91,000 schools in the U.S. This provides
a competitive advantage to the company and bolsters its dominant
position in the market.
Moreover, the company has been focusing on operational
efficiencies and cost cutting initiatives. Further, School
Specialty completed the consolidation of its product categories in
an effort to reduce expenses. Furthermore, the company has
implemented a common enterprise resource planning platform across
all divisions in order to improve business processes.
Currently, we have a long-term Outperform rating on the
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