Epic Data International Inc.

Epic Data International Inc.

September 22, 2010 14:05 ET

Epic Data International and Qiming Information Technology Sign MoU to Establish Strategic Alliance

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2010) - Epic Data International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EKD), a provider of manufacturing operations management solutions, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qiming Information Technology Co., Ltd. of Changchun, China, (XSHE: 002232) to collaborate on the development and marketing of manufacturing execution systems (MES) in China, North America and Europe.

"We are excited to pursue a strategic alliance with Qiming Information Technology, which has such a long and impressive history as part of one of China's largest automotive companies, FAW Group," said Robert Nygren, Epic Data's President & CEO. "Our mission with Qiming is to provide manufacturers with world-class MES solutions to increase productivity and quality."

"Qiming is pleased to be working with a technology company that shares a long history in providing leading manufacturers with innovative business systems," said Jian Hui Wu, General Manager of Qiming Information Technology. "Epic Data has served world-class manufacturers for over thirty years, and we expect our collaboration will lead to greater innovation that will benefit leading manufacturers in their drive for increased efficiencies through the deployment of technology."

About Qiming Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Qiming Information Technology Co., Ltd is a China-based company engaged in research, development, manufacture and services of management software for automobile industry and automobile electronic products. The Company operates its businesses through management software development, which offers enterprise resource planning systems, product data management systems, manufacturing executive systems, office automation systems and total distribution systems, among others; automobile electronic products, which include car information systems and vehicle electronic control systems; system integration, which involves in design of information applications, construction of network platforms and integration of application systems, as well as data center business.

About Epic Data International Inc.

Epic Data International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EKD) is a Canadian-based provider of manufacturing operations management, real-time data collection and warehouse management solutions. For over 35 years Epic Data has delivered real-time production 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.

Note: Forward-looking statements in this news release are based on current expectations of management. Epic Data cautions investors that, due to risks and uncertainties, actual events may differ materially from current expectations.

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