Acer becomes London Paralympic Games sponsor

Taiwanese hardware company Acer has just announced that it is putting its support behind the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and has officially signed an agreement with the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG).

The games, following on from the London Olympics, will take place in London from 29 August.

Acer CTO Jackson Lin said in a statement that supporting the Paralympic Games will demonstrate the company’s dedication to “promoting the true spirit of excellence”.

“The participants of the Paralympic Games go beyond their limits and demonstrate truly inspirational examples of passion for sports and a winning spirit that everyone at Acer admires,” Lin said.

LOCOG commercial director, Chris Townsend, said that Acer’s support has been “invaluable”.

Acer also said it will show off its “best equipment and teamwork” during the event.