CONCORD, ON, Feb. 28 /CNW/ - RuggedCom Inc. ("RuggedCom") (TSX:RCM), a
leading provider of rugged communications networking solutions designed
for mission-critical applications in harsh environments, today
announced that it has received a purchase order totaling over $US 2.1
million for products used to build the mission-critical communications
infrastructure in wind power generation facilities in China. Expected
shipments are to be spread out over the next twelve months.
"This is a follow on to a similar order we announced in April of last
year," explains Rudi Carolsfeld, Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific
for RuggedCom. "We view this as validation of our approach to the
Chinese market and are continuing to make the necessary investments to
grow our business in both China and the wind power generation markets."
The order is comprised primarily of RuggedCom's award winning
RuggedSwitch® family of Utility Grade Ethernet switches which are used for the wind
turbine control system and are interconnected throughout the wind farm.
About RuggedCom Inc.:
RuggedCom is a leading provider of rugged communications networking
solutions designed for mission-critical applications in harsh
environments. RuggedCom's technology solutions include Ethernet switches, network routers, wireless devices, serial servers, media converters, software and professional services. RuggedCom's products are designed for use in harsh environments such
as those found in electrical power substations and "Smart Grids", intelligent transportation systems, industrial process control and
military applications. For further information, please visit www.RuggedCom.com.
SOURCE RuggedCom Inc.
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