Open EC Technologies, Inc.
TSX VENTURE : OCE
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Open EC Technologies, Inc.

August 15, 2006 08:30 ET

Open EC Technologies, Inc. Announces Reseller Channel Sales Growth for its Subsidiary Softcare EC Solutions Inc.

NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 15, 2006) - Open EC Technologies, Inc. ("Open EC" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:OCE)(OTCBB:OCEIF) is pleased to announce new business and channel sales growth for its subsidiary, SoftCare EC Solution Inc. ("SoftCare"). SoftCare is continuing to develop its sales channel programs for Value Added Resellers (VARs) and Consulting Partners by introducing new versions of its TradeLink EDI solutions. Additionally, the Company is looking to further develop its sales channel programs by recruiting new sellers and consulting partners. The following resellers have recently produced sales of the OpenEC TradeLink EDI Software solutions:

Headwater Technology Solutions Inc. is a global Supply Chain Execution (SCE) company focused on the 3PL WMS, TMS and LLP markets, supporting the flow of goods and information from the point of origin to consumption. Headwater's SmartEnterprise 3PL/LLP/corporate logistics and Freight Logix TMS transportation solutions enable seamless supply chain planning and execution that leads to smarter and more profitable management of goods as they move through the supply chain. Headwater, a market leader in combined warehouse management and transport management solutions, maintains corporate headquarters in the Toronto suburb of Markham with regional offices in Oakville and Atlanta, marketing its services and solutions internationally. For more information, visit www.headwaterinc.com

As a reseller partner of the SoftCare EC Solutions for over 12 years, Headwater Technologies acquired an additional TradeLink EDI software license for its Warehousing customer:

Rudie Wilhelm Warehousing Co. - A public warehousing company that has been in business since 1910. Based in Portland, Oregon, USA, Rudie Wilhelm has four modern, conveniently located, rail-served facilities. Rudie Wilhelm's facilities total over 470,000 square feet of storage area that combine the very latest in warehousing technology with award-winning sanitation expertise. Additionally, Rudie Wilhelm offers its customers data processing sophistication including EDI, bar coding, and stock location disciplines.

Computer Associates, Inc. is a Software Development & Systems Integration company with nearly thirty years of experience in providing a wide range of professional services and products across a broad spectrum of the commercial and industrial environments. Computer Associates is recognized today as a national leader in the delivery of quality Microsoft® Windows® based software products and services within a number of specific vertical market segments including Jewellery Manufacturing & Distribution, Building Materials, Food Distribution and Import Export Giftware. From its main headquarters located in Smithfield Rhode Island, Computer Associates has delivered products and services to over 750 companies ranging from single location manufacturers to national multi-location organizations.

As a reseller partner of SoftCare EC Solutions, Computer Associates Inc acquired an additional TradeLink EDI software license for its customer:

Laxdex LLC - A seafood products processor located in Miami Florida that provides premium aquaculture/farm ready-to-eat, seafood and shrimp from Central America , Gulf of Mexico and South America.

About Open EC Technologies, Inc.

Open EC is a TSX Venture Exchange listed company. Its subsidiary, SoftCare EC Solutions Inc. is an e-business software and solution provider. SoftCare's OpenEC® e-business software includes solutions for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Business Process Management and Product Information Management (PIM). The Company sells the OpenEC® products and solutions to the retail supply chain, healthcare, financial services and government agencies in North America. Additional product and solution information is available on the web at www.softcare.com and additional public company information is available on the web at www.openec.com. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol: OCE.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Martyn A. Armstrong, President and CEO

Further information about the Company can be found on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).

This news release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

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Contact Information

  • Open EC Technologies, Inc.
    Mr. Martyn A. Armstrong
    President and CEO
    (604) 983-8083
    (604) 983-8056 (FAX)
    or
    Open EC Technologies, Inc.
    Mr. John A. Versfelt
    CFO and a Director of the Company
    (604) 983-8083
    (604) 983-8056 (FAX)
    Email: investors@softcare.com
    Website: www.openec.com