RuggedCom Fourth Fastest-Growing Company in 2008 PROFIT 100 Ranking of Canadian Companies

    WOODBRIDGE, ON, June 6 /CNW/ - RuggedCom Inc. ("RuggedCom") (TSX:RCM), a
leading provider of rugged communications networking solutions designed for
mission-critical applications in harsh environments, announces that it has
ranked fourth in the 20th annual PROFIT 100 ranking of Canada's
Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine. Ranking Canada's Fastest-Growing
Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 100 profiles the country's
most successful growth companies. Published in the June issue of PROFIT and
online at, the PROFIT 100 is Canada's largest annual celebration
of entrepreneurial achievement. RuggedCom grew revenues by 5,115% between 2002
and 2007 and achieved a 2007 profit margin of greater than 10%.
    According to PROFIT editor Ian Portsmouth, "The PROFIT 100 are role
models for anyone who wants to expand their business domestically or
internationally. All entrepreneurs can take great lessons from the product
development, human resources and marketing practices of Canada's
Fastest-Growing Companies."
    "RuggedCom is proud to be included among this elite list of Canadian
companies", explains Marzio Pozzuoli, President and CEO of RuggedCom. "Our
strong growth rate and continued success is due to the great execution of our
business strategy and we have become the premier supplier of rugged
communications networking solutions for critical infrastructure industries
where demanding performance and environmental criteria are required".

    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.
    To learn more about RuggedCom products and technologies, please visit

    About PROFIT Magazine:
    PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success, is Canada's preeminent
publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small
and mid-sized businesses. For more than 25 years, Canadian entrepreneurs
across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because
it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them
increase their revenues, boost their profitability and get the recognition
they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Published six
times a year by Rogers Publishing Ltd., PROFIT is distributed almost
exclusively to the chief executives of companies with 5 - 250 employees and
annual revenue of $1 million to $25 million, reaching more than 300,000
readers across Canada. Visit PROFIT online at

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For further information: For media or industry analyst support, please
contact: Jamie Blakeley, Marketing Communications Coordinator, RuggedCom Inc.,
(905) 856-5288, 1-888-264-0006 toll free

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