ELM Technologies Ltd. partners with SkyBitz Inc. to offer Canadian customers real-time, satellite-based trailer and remote asset management tracking solutions

    With SkyBitz, ELM will expand their product portfolio to meet the needs
    of clients who require a stand-alone tracking unit that is easy to
    install and virtually maintenance free.

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 31 /CNW/ - ELM Technologies Ltd., a Canadian
provider of advanced asset tracking solutions, is pleased to announce that
they have signed a Channel Partnership Agreement with SkyBitz Inc. to sell
their Global Locating System (GLS) asset monitoring and tracking solutions to
the Canadian market. SkyBitz's patented GLS technology can complete a network
transaction in just seconds and operates for up to 5 years on the same AA
lithium battery pack.
    As a result of this strategic alliance, ELM will be able to provide
alternatives to GPS tracking solutions, which will benefit those clients
looking for a stand-alone unit that does not require any connection to an
engine and provides real-time location and status information.
    "The SkyBitz solution fills a void that we had with our product
offerings. We needed a product that could operate as a stand-alone unit and be
reliable and cost effective," Doug Elphick, President of ELM Technologies Ltd.
"I am very excited to be partnering with SkyBitz, who is a recognized industry
    "SkyBitz is committed to partnering with best-in-class companies to bring
industry leading asset management solutions to the market," said Bernard
Borghei, EVP of Sales and Operations. "By partnering with ELM Technologies
Ltd., we bring together SkyBitz's innovative solutions with ELM's expertise in
the Canadian market."

    About ELM Technologies Ltd.

    ELM Technologies Ltd. (ELM) was founded in 1996 and is located in
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. ELM sells and services web-based software that
will track, monitor, and record vehicle activity in real time to help fleet
managers, operations managers, and business owners effectively manage their
vehicles and drivers. ELM provides Tier One, bilingual technical support to
their Canadian clients. ELM's skilled technicians can service vehicles at
their Mississauga, Ontario facility or at client locations anywhere in North
America. For more information, visit www.elmtechnologies.com.

    About SkyBitz

    SkyBitz is the leading asset management solution provider, providing
real-time information on the location and status of assets to customers in the
fields of transportation, energy, and government. SkyBitz delivers a reliable,
easy-to-use solution that provides clear visibility and assessment of remote
assets anytime, anywhere. Throughout North America, more than 600 customers
currently rely on cost-effective SkyBitz technology to manage more than
180,000 assets to achieve total visibility, improve security, lower operating
costs and enhance customer service. SkyBitz is a privately held company backed
by CIBC Capital Partners, AIG Highstar Capital, Inverness Graham Investments,
Motorola Ventures and ITV, a fund of Cordova Ventures. For additional
information, visit www.SkyBitz.com.

For further information:

For further information: Jackie Vian, ELM Technologies Ltd.,
1-866-356-3684, ext. 222, jvian@elmtechnologies.com; Anne Mitchell, SkyBitz,
(703) 478-2136, amitchell@skybitz.com

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