MONTREAL, QC and MARKHAM, ON, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Qdata inc. (www.qdata.com and the Viascan Group Inc. www.viascan.com) announce they are entering into a definitive merger agreement creating
Canada's leading company in the barcoding, RFID, and wireless
The newly merged company is Canada's only nationwide fully vertically
integrated company with a complete offering for software, hardware,
labels, integration, and support services in the industry. With 125
employees servicing more than 8,000 customers nationwide, the merged
company is a premier reseller of all major brands in barcoding and
supply chain solutions.
"Viascan and qdata share common values and company cultures. We will
deploy qdata's services and solutions in all our manufacturing and
warehousing facilities and this merger broadens our offerings to all
our customers. We're also bringing aboard qdata's experienced
management team and dedicated employees making us poised for rapid
growth.'' says Denis Kurdi, CEO of the Viascan Group.
"We've created the most innovative integrated data collection company in
Canada. This merger is about creating value for our
customers, suppliers, and employees. It's a game changer and we're now
a national player with unmatched product offerings, service, and
support capabilities.'' added Jeff Lem, qdata President and newly named
CIO and VP Systems & Solutions at the Viascan Group.
About Viascan Group Inc.
Viascan is a Canadian leader in data collection system and
identification solutions. Founded in 1995, the company specializes in
supply chain business process technologies and automated data
collection systems. Viascan manufactures a full range of thermal
transfer labels and ribbons. They also distribute printers, barcode
readers, traceability RFID tags and readers, mobile computers, and
wireless networks. www.viascan.com
About qdata Inc.
Founded in 1993, qdata's solutions include inventory control software,
RFID, barcoding equipment, and wireless networking infrasstructure.
With over a hundred manufacturer's certifications, qdata leads the
industry with award winning solutions and unmatched service
capabilities. Headquartered in Markham, Ontario qdata also has
regional sales and service offices in Winnipeg and Vancouver. www.qdata.com
SOURCE Viascan Inc.
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