Hemisphere GPS Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification

    CALGARY, Jan. 21 /CNW/ - (TSX:HEM) Hemisphere GPS proudly announced today
its certification to ISO 9001:2008 for its quality management system. Globally
recognized ISO 9001:2008 standards are set by the International Organization
for Standardization, a Geneva-based worldwide federation of national standard
    In its interest to continually improve and certify its quality management
system, Hemisphere GPS underwent an intensive process and audits, and raised
the standards of its organizational discipline to qualify for the
international recognition. The certification reinforces Hemisphere GPS'
commitment to customer satisfaction through high-quality design, development,
assembly, testing, delivery, and technical support.
    "ISO certification is a major milestone that establishes a systematic
approach to quality management which will ultimately benefit the end-user,"
says Steven Koles, President and CEO of Hemisphere GPS. "We're proud to be
celebrating this accomplishment."
    The company obtained certification for its operations at the following
locations: Calgary in Canada, Hiawatha and Scottsdale in the United States,
and Brisbane in Australia.

    About Hemisphere GPS

    Hemisphere GPS designs and manufactures innovative, cost-effective GPS
products for positioning, guidance, and machine control applications in
agriculture, marine and other markets. The Company holds numerous patents and
other intellectual property and owns leading brand names, including Outback
Guidance(R) and BEELINE(R), two of the leading brands in precision GPS for
ground agriculture. The Company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, with
major product development, sales, and marketing facilities in Arizona, Kansas,
Texas, and Australia. Hemisphere GPS trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol "HEM" and is a component of Standard & Poor's TSX SmallCap
Index. For more information about Hemisphere GPS, please go to

    The above disclosure contains certain forward-looking statements that
involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These
forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties,
certain of which are beyond Hemisphere GPS' control, including: the impact of
general economic conditions, industry conditions, increased competition, the
lack of availability of qualified personnel or management, fluctuations in
foreign exchange or interest rates, stock market volatility and market
valuations of companies with respect to the announced transactions and the
final valuations thereof, and obtaining required approvals of regulatory
authorities. Hemisphere GPS' actual results, performance or achievement could
differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by these forward-looking
statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events
anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if
any of them do so, what benefits, including the amount of proceed, that
Hemisphere GPS will derive there from.

For further information:

For further information: Cheyenne Steffen, Public Relations Manager,
Hemisphere GPS, Phone: (403) 214-6128, E-mail: csteffen@hemispheregps.com,

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