Epic Data International Inc.
TSX VENTURE : EKD

Epic Data International Inc.

September 28, 2010 10:37 ET

Epic Data Awarded Tier 1 Government of Canada SBIPS Supply Arrangement

Epic Data Has Been Chosen as a Business Solutions Supplier and Awarded a Tier 1 Supply Arrangement with Solutions Based Informatics Professional Services (SBIPS) with the Government of Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2010) - Epic Data International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EKD), a provider of manufacturing operations management and real-time data collection solutions, today announced that it has been chosen as a business solutions supplier and awarded a Tier 1 Solutions Based Informatics Professional Services (SBIPS) supply arrangement for System Integration Services by the Government of Canada.

SBIPS is a Government-wide; fixed price method of supply for professional services that provides a complete operational solution to a requirement. SBIPS also covers consulting services that are typically team based and deliverable focused, involving advisory work and thought leadership. It can be applied to end-to-end project work, or to the supply of a solution to a business problem using expertise and a methodology, approach or established solution. Under SBIPS Tier 1, Epic Data is eligible for requirements up to $2M in value. The System Integration domain covers services to support the development, maintenance and integration and testing of system components to merge functional and technical characteristics into a comprehensive, interoperable system. Services include project management, architecture, design, development, testing and deployment.

"We are pleased to have been chosen as a business solutions supplier for the Government of Canada," commented Alan Foster, Executive Vice President and Chief Security Officer. "We look forward to leveraging our 35 years of expertise in designing and implementing innovative business solutions for leading global manufacturers and government organizations."

About Epic Data International Inc.
Epic Data International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EKD) is a provider of manufacturing operations management, real-time data collection and warehouse management solutions. For over 35 years Epic Data has delivered real-time shop floor information to the world's most progressive discrete manufacturers through turnkey data collection, warehouse management and lean manufacturing operations management solutions. Defense contractors, aerospace, automotive, high technology and industrial equipment & machinery manufacturers, employ Epic Data solutions to optimize the ROI of their manufacturing IT infrastructure investments and operations by increasing plant productivity, materials visibility and production velocity. Customers include Lockheed Martin, Bell Helicopter, Komatsu, 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.

Forward-Looking Statements
Certain information in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. The awarding of the SBIPS arrangement is not an award of a contract and there is no assurance that a contract might be awarded. Such risks and uncertainties 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. 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.

Contact Information

  • Epic Data International Inc.
    Ruby Bleiker
    Director, Marketing
    604-273-9146
    www.epicdata.com