Epic Data International Inc.
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Epic Data International Inc.

February 25, 2011 13:30 ET

Epic Data Opened Joint R&D Center With Qiming Information Technology

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2011) - Epic Data International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EKD), a provider of manufacturing operations management (MOM) solutions, today announced that it has opened a joint research and development center in Changchun, Jilin Province, China, in cooperation with its strategic partner, Qiming Information Technology (XSHE: 002232). The R&D center will conduct research into new technologies and cloud based applications to provide manufacturers in Jilin Province with competitive advantages in their manufacturing operations.

"We are honoured to be working with Qiming Information Technology in the establishment of an R&D center in Jilin Province", said Robert Nygren, Epic Data's President & CEO. "We are confident that the R&D center will help drive continued innovation by leveraging the experience of our respective companies and the talent of our exceptional employees."

"Qiming is excited to be partnering with Epic Data in this new center of innovation based in Jilin Province", said Jian Hui Wu, General Manager of Qiming Information Technology. "The strong manufacturing sector here recognizes the need for innovative information technology systems to drive quality throughout manufacturing operations."

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.

For more information about Qiming Information please visit our website at www.qm.cn.

About Epic Data International Inc.
Epic Data International Inc. is a Canadian-based provider of manufacturing operations management, real-time manufacturing operations management and warehouse management solutions. For over 35 years Epic Data has delivered real-time data collection and production information to 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.

Caution Regarding Forward-looking Statements
Certain information in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to those with respect to future business in China that may be developed through development carried out at the joint R&D center in Changchun, China, relate to uncertainties and other factors which 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. Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. 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.

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