Taipei, Taiwan, April 12, 2011 - IBASE Technology Inc. (TASDAQ: 8050), a professional manufacturer of industrial computers for mission critical applications, and CONTEC, a leading manufacturer of data acquisition, PC-based and Ethernet-based I/O, and industrial PC, announced a global strategic alliance to utilize each other’s technical expertise in order to provide high-end products to all the global industrial clients.
The agreement between CONTEC and IBASE will create significant value for both companies by leveraging both parties’ resources to generate a stronger synergy. By integrating CONTEC’s leading I/O and DAQ solution, IBASE will be able to provide best-in-class solutions into its embedded product lines, while IBASE’s full and completed x86-based main board solutions will strengthen CONTEC’s main board product line up in the long run. This alliance enables both CONTEC and IBASE to achieve a win-win situation in two companies, but also a triple win among their customers worldwide.
CONTEC was established in 1975 by DAIFUKU to create the next generation controlling system for its materials handling systems based on electronics technology. As CONTEC’s expertise grew so did its product offerings. Today CONTEC offers an expansive product catalogue featuring more than 400 types data acquisition product and includes industrially hardened PCs, networking hardware and web-based monitor and control systems. CONTEC brings three decades of experience in data acquisition and industrial automation to the development and manufacture of automation control systems for today’s demanding automation environments. CONTEC’s design and manufacturing process is meticulously monitored in order to provide highly reliable products and to provide total customer satisfaction. CONTEC offers products for all aspects of PC-based I/O, available in a wide variety of interconnections including PCI Express, PCI, CardBus and USB. Their F&eIT line of micro-component, Ethernet-based distributed I/O offers effortless interconnection from factory floors to corporate offices. In addition, CONTEC manufactures a full-line of automation specific PCs for both embedded and non-embedded operating systems.
About IBASE Technology
Founded in 2000, IBASE Technology (TASDAQ: 8050) is an ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified company that specializes in the design and manufacturing of industrial PC products. IBASE's R&D team is composed of talented hardware and software engineers - 50% with over 10 years and 45% with 5 to 10 years of experience in their respective fields. Current product offerings from IBASE include various single board computers, Mini-ITX boards, industrial motherboards, Disk-Size SBC, ETX CPU modules, embedded systems and network appliance for different applications in the gaming, entertainment, automation, medical, military and network markets. IBASE also provides OEM/ODM services tailoring products to customers' requirements. For more information, please visit www.ibase.com.tw.
IBASE Technology Inc.
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