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Xycom sells VME Business Unit To Monroe PMP

May 212004
Saline, MI – [May 21, 2004] – Monroe PMP, with the support of their partner, Saline Lectronics, announced today that it has acquired the net assets related to the VME business unit from Xycom Automation, Inc. The related purchase agreement includes the right to design, manufacture, maintain, market and sell the complete XVME product line. Saline Lectronics, Xycom Automation’s former VME contract board manufacturer, currently manufactures 95% of Xycom’s VME product.

Although it is no longer owned by Xycom Automation, Inc., this VME business unit division will be called “Xycom VME”, which will be run by Jerry Tubbs and supported by the core people of the old Embedded Business Unit. Jerry Tubbs was the Business Unit Manager of Xycom Automation’s Embedded Systems Group.

Jerry Tubbs, President of Xycom VME, points out, “This transaction is a positive move for the Xycom VME team and will allow us to be a 100% focused VME and Embedded “MANUFACTURING” company! This new entity brings direct manufacturing facilities and capabilities back to the Xycom VME group, providing increased operational efficiencies and responsiveness to current and new embedded business opportunities.”

As a market leader for three decades, Xycom VME provides equipment manufacturers with board-level microcomputer and I/O solutions. These solutions are used in machine control, test and data acquisition, medical equipment, automotive test and assembly, robots, scanning equipment, semi-conductor manufacturing, military, industrial welders, power generation, and high-speed packaging applications. Xycom VME hardware and software products are installed in over 200,000 systems worldwide, and in numerous individual OEM applications.

For more information about Xycom VME products, ordering information, or technical support, please contact MaryJo Feldkamp at (734) 429-4971 x 313.
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