SYSCAN INTERNATIONAL INC.

SYSCAN INTERNATIONAL INC.

January 10, 2005 08:00 ET

Syscan Announces Partnership With TallyGenicom


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JANUARY 10, 2005 - 08:00 ET

Syscan Announces Partnership With TallyGenicom

MONTREAL, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 10, 2005) - Syscan International
today announced the signing of a multi-year worldwide agreement with
TallyGenicom, a Chantilly, VA-based global leader in the design,
development, manufacturing, distribution and servicing of printers for
high-volume industrial and business applications. TallyGenicom will be
adding the Syscan ZFP-3 line of rugged mobile printers to its growing
line of printers for route accounting and in vehicle printing
applications.

TallyGenicom specializes in business-class, transaction-document
printing solutions and is one of the largest companies in the world
focused exclusively on providing printers, printer parts, consumables
and service.

Mr. Axel Striefler, President of Syscan said, "We are extremely pleased
that the quality, mobility and operational features of our rugged
printer line have attracted one of the world's printer powerhouses and
stacked up to their rigid product criteria. Their global reach, market
knowledge and professionalism will be key elements in bringing our
products to customers in many new parts of the globe as well as
attaining deeper and broader penetration in markets where we already
have a presence."

Explained TallyGenicom Vice President of Mobile Printing Solutions, Mr.
Juan J. Vidaurrazaga, "At TallyGenicom, we strive to offer our customers
the optimal solutions to their mobile printing challenges. Our MIP360
Vehicle Printer has offered our customers high throughput, forms
flexibility and ease of use. The addition of these three mobile printers
will allow us to expand our offerings by increasing application
flexibility, portability and ease of use within the route delivery
market. We are committed to continually expand our offerings to service
our customers around the world."

About TallyGenicom: TallyGenicom is one of the largest companies in the
world focused exclusively on supplying computer printers to commercial
and industrial users. TallyGenicom® printers are designed and
manufactured to perform critical, business-specific printing tasks in
industries such as healthcare, transportation, manufacturing,
warehousing and retail. Major international corporations such as
Wal-Mart, American Airlines, SBC Communications, Daimler Chrysler,
Blockbuster and Volkswagen use TallyGenicom® printers because of their
customized design, rugged construction, durability and proven
reliability.

TallyGenicom Worldwide Headquarters are in the United States in
Chantilly, VA near Washington, D.C. Its European headquarters are in
Ulm, Germany. Elsewhere in the Americas, TallyGenicom maintains
facilities in Kent, WA; Waynesboro, VA; McAllen, TX; and Reynosa,
Mexico. In Europe the firm also has operations in London, Paris, Vienna
and Milan. Asian operations are located in Singapore and Jiangmen,
China. More information about the company is available at
www.tallygenicom.com.

About Syscan

Syscan specializes in delivering RFID based business efficiency
solutions to a wide variety of industries that characteristically
function in harsh and difficult operating environments. Its standardized
solutions include asset tracking and quality control methodologies for
meat processing, transportation, automobile production and industrial
gases. The company also produces and distributes its proprietary rugged
in-vehicle and portable printers to corporations and law enforcement
agencies throughout the world.

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