SOURCE: McCain Inc.

December 02, 2009 09:00 ET

McCain Inc. and Fortran Traffic Sign Sole Distributor Agreement for Canada

Two North American Companies Come Together to Offer an Extensive Line of Its Solutions in Canada

VISTA, CA and TORONTO--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - McCain Inc., a leading American manufacturer and supplier of products and solutions for traffic, parking and transit industries, and Fortran Traffic, a premier Canadian supplier of traffic products, today announced a sole distributor agreement between the two companies. With this partnership Fortran Traffic will be the exclusive distributor of McCain's product lines throughout Canada.

Two exceptional companies come together to form a mutually beneficial agreement to better serve the Canadian market.

McCain Inc. has been a leading manufacturer and provider of traffic products and solutions in the United States for over 25 years. McCain offers a wide range of products including central control software, signals, NEMA and 170 controllers, controller cabinets, and variable message signs (VMS). All of McCain's products are manufactured from quality high-grade materials making their products both durable and long lasting. Since the company's inception, McCain has devoted its resources and efforts to building solid customer relationships and reliable products leading to the company's long standing success.

"We are fortunate to be teaming with such a reliable company to distribute our products in Canada," said Bill Brown, VP of Business Development for McCain Inc. "Both companies pride themselves on their strong customer relationships, putting their needs first. With our synergistic customer-oriented business goals, we knew the partnership would be a great fit."

Over 50 years combined experience and success.

Fortran Traffic has been an industry leader providing traffic products and services throughout Canada and North America for 30 years. Fortran manufactures and distributes top-of-line traffic control systems and products. To date, Fortran has 14 partners providing an exceptional level of expertise and diverse products to Canadian municipalities. Fortran will begin carrying stock of McCain's products, including the new ATC eX NEMA Controller, in February 2010 or sooner!

"Prior to selecting a company's products to distribute we thoroughly evaluate the company's core principals, manufacturing practices, and product reliability," said Peter Lengyel, CEO for Fortran Traffic. "After considerable research, we felt that McCain's products and overall company objectives were on par with ours -- forging a mutually beneficial partnership."

About Fortran Traffic

The Premier Supplier of Superior Traffic Products to the ITS Industry.

Known for our, Knowledge - Experience - Service and Reliability, Fortran Traffic Systems Limited has been a leader in the North American traffic industry for over 30 years. With both national and international experience, Fortran and our parent company, Guild Electric Limited, provides totally integrated, turnkey transportation solutions, to a loyal customer base. Since inception, Fortran has been known as an INNOVATIVE and TRUSTED manufacturer, integrator, and value added reseller of quality products designed to move traffic and people.

About McCain Incorporated

McCain Inc. is a leading provider of traffic technology systems supplying integrated traffic solutions nationwide and in 11 foreign countries. McCain designs and manufactures traffic, transit and parking solutions including cabinets, controllers, signs, signals, test equipment, traffic management software, and public transport systems. This privately held organization has experienced solid growth during the past two decades and currently employs over 500 people throughout North America. For more information, please visit

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