Vocollect Appoints Co-Founder Larry Sweeney to Board of Vocollect Japan, Inc.

    Takes central role in Vocollect Asia business expansion

    PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21 /CNW/ -- Vocollect, Inc., provider of the most widely
used voice systems for improving supply chain performance, today announced
that it has appointed co-founder Larry Sweeney to the Board of Directors for
Vocollect Japan, Inc. Sweeney will take a central role in expanding the
company across Japan and throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and will be
located in Tokyo, Japan.
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    "During the past five years, Vocollect has established itself as the
clear leader in the application of voice systems in the global supply chain
arena, with thousands of customers in North America and Europe," said Joe
Pajer, president, Vocollect, Inc. "Expanding our Asia presence is one of our
most exciting strategic priorities, and appointing Larry Sweeney, our
co-founder and one of the voice industry's key pioneers, to the task will
greatly accelerate our ability to bring the value of voice to customers across
Asia," he said.
    "For over 20 years, Sweeney has honed his knowledge base with customer
voice applications worldwide. This unique expertise and experience, coupled
with his long-term passion for the business potential for Vocollect in Asia,
makes Sweeney a perfect fit as part of our long-term growth strategy for Japan
and Asia-Pacific," said Pajer.
    "We are most excited to align with the co-founder of Vocollect to further
accelerate our penetration into the Asia-Pacific supply chain arena. This
appointment clearly signals the long-term commitment of Vocollect to Japan and
Asia-Pacific," said Cesar Sison, president, Vocollect Japan, Inc.
    Sweeney's chief focus will be to further develop Vocollect's market
strategy for Asia, to provide ongoing sales support to the Japan sales and
business development team, and to serve as the corporate liaison to Vocollect
headquarters in Pittsburgh.
    Now in its third year of operation, Vocollect Japan, Inc. works with
partners KISS and Nihon Unisys to provide voice systems for leading companies,
including COSMOS Pharmacy, IHI Kenki, Kanda Corporation and Lotte Mart.
    About Vocollect
    Vocollect delivers proven gains in productivity, accuracy, safety and job
satisfaction to companies seeking to improve their supply chains. The
Vocollect Voice portfolio features a complete range of hardware, software and
services built for voice performance, reliability and adaptability in the
global supply chain and logistics marketplace. Every day hundreds of thousands
of people on six continents rely on Vocollect and its worldwide network of
more than 100 certified supply chain resellers and channel partners to improve
work. For more information, visit http://www.vocollect.com. Vocollect(R) and
Vocollect Voice(R) are registered trademarks of Vocollect, Inc. All rights

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For further information: company, Susan Muttart of Vocollect,
+1-412-349-2543, scmuttart@vocollect.com; or media, Michelle Wright of Padilla
Speer Beardsley, +1-612-455-1788, mwright@psbpr.com, for Vocollect, Inc. Web
Site: http://www.vocollect.com

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