VANCOUVER, B.C., ─ November 28, 2012 ─ Epic Data International Inc. (TSX-V: EKD), a provider of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), today announced it received the Gold Business Excellence Award from the Canada China Business Council in the category of Outstanding SME. The award was presented by His Excellency Zhang Junsai, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Canada, during the CCBC Annual Gala Banquet held in Montreal, Quebec. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, gave the keynote speech at the event.
Every two years the Canada China Business Council presents Business Excellence Awards to recognize businesses that have played an innovative and leadership role in expanding and nurturing bilateral business relationships between Canada and China. The SME award is given to an enterprise that best exemplifies the innovative inclusion of China in its growth and overall strategies.
“We are very honored that our China market entry strategy has been recognized by the CCBC, the leading Canada-China business association,” stated Robert Nygren, President & CEO of Epic Data International. “Through our new joint venture with Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Epic Data is proud to foster innovation, learning and trade between Canada and China.”
The Canada China Business Council is the country’s Canada-China bilateral trade and investment facilitator, catalyst and advocate. Founded in 1978 as a private, not-for-profit, non-partisan business association, CCBC provides unparalleled insight into Sino-Canadian trade and investment issues and develops connections that ensure its members’ business success. In addition to its focused and practical services, the Council is also the voice of the Canadian business community on issues affecting Sino-Canadian trade and investment.
About Epic Data International Inc.
Epic Data International Inc. has produced Manufacturing Execution Systems and warehouse management solutions for nearly 40 years. Epic Data solutions synchronize supply chain and production activities to achieve real-time visibility of manufacturing metrics that reduces cycle times and costs, optimizes production planning and control, and boosts quality and efficiency. The solutions are easily implemented either by module or as a completely integrated solution suite across the global enterprise. Customers include Lockheed Martin, Bell Helicopter, Komatsu, Hawker Beechcraft, Bombardier Learjet, CAE Inc., Kingfisher (B&Q) plc, Joy Mining Machinery, Cobham Defence Communications Ltd., GE Aircraft Engine, Contour Premium Aircraft Seating, McBride plc, Phoenix Contact, Rolls-Royce and Volvo.
For more information about Epic Data please visit our website at www.epicdata.com.
Caution Regarding Forward-looking Statements
Certain information in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to those with respect to future business in China that may be developed through development carried out at the joint venture in China, relate to uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. This information is based on current expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward looking-statements unless and until required by securities laws applicable to the Company. Additional information identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in the Company’s filings with the Canadian securities regulators, which filings are available at www.sedar.com.
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