HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, April 10, 2002 - AMIRIX Systems Inc. of Halifax, Nova Scotia and WELLEX Corporation of Fremont, California announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance. The partnership offers customers complete solutions from concept through production manufacturing and distribution.
AMIRIX provides conceptual design, detailed design and implementation as well as demonstration and manufacturing prototypes. AMIRIX has over 20 years experience in hardware platform design, embedded software design, systems integration and architecture analysis, and uses certified Project Management processes. WELLEX, a full service Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) company, ensures AMIRIX designs meet all test and manufacturing requirements in preparation for full volume production. WELLEX also offers distribution and other value added services such as warranty repair.
"The real value of this strategic relationship is our ability to offer complete product manufacturing solutions to our current and new customers," said Richard FitzGerald, President of WELLEX. "The goal is to shorten development time, optimize manufacturing processes, reduce parts count, and ultimately reduce costs."
"This alliance allows both companies to extend our respective value propositions - AMIRIX's to include volume manufacturing while WELLEX's now includes full contract design services," added AMIRIX Interim CEO Sandra Greer. "More than ever, customers are demanding 'idea to market' solutions and now we can offer them even greater value for their money."
About WELLEX Corporation
WELLEX Corporation was founded in 1983 to support OEM's with all phases of their manufacturing requirements, from product design through production, to EOL (End of Life). WELLEX is a full service Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) company, providing value added services that span from design to warranty repair. Agency Approvals Include ISO 9002, BABT, UL and soon will be adding EN46000 GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) for the Medical Industry. Information regarding WELLEX can be found on the company's website at www.wellex.com.
About AMIRIX Systems Inc.
Founded in 1981, AMIRIX offers customized embedded systems design services by combining expertise in hardware, embedded software and systems integration with Intellectual Property (IP). AMIRIX design solutions are flexible, time-to-market efficient and cost effective and can be found in telecommunications platforms as well as defence, aerospace and medical applications. An ISO 9001 approved company, AMIRIX maintains its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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