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3M Canada and IDENTEC SOLUTIONS Combine Forces
Jul 23, 2008 (12:07 PM EDT)


DALLAS, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- 3M Canada and IDENTEC SOLUTIONS today announced a strategic partnership that recognizes 3M Canada as a distribution partner for IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' technology.

Under the terms of the agreement, 3M Canada will promote, deliver and support IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' Position Server and IntelliFIND asset management application suite across multiple industries throughout Canada, including construction, oil and gas, mining and electrical and telco markets.

"We performed an extensive search to match the needs of our clients with a solution that would not only meet, but would exceed their expectations," stated Jim McManus, 3M Canada's Track and Trace Solutions Business Manager. "IDENTEC SOLUTIONS robust asset mobile management technology clearly delivered in even the harshest outdoor and indoor environments. We are very pleased to add IDENTEC SOLUTIONS as one of our strategic technology partners."

"We are extremely pleased 3M selected IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' Position Server and IntelliFIND asset management application suite to meet the needs and demands of their clients," states Peter Linke, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, Inc., "3M's reputation and brand recognition, combined with the depth and breadth of their sales and support organization will facilitate further expansion for IDENTEC SOLUTIONS into the Canadian market and construction, oil and gas, mining and electrical and telco industry segments."

This application suite combines IDENTEC SOLUTIONS patented Intelligent Long-Range (ILR) active RFID technology with the Position Server and patented IntelliFIND location software. IDENTEC SOLUTIONS was recently awarded a patent for the location software solution which delivers accurate location information for tagged assets in both indoor and outdoor environments. A key benefit of IDENTEC SOLUTIONS application suite is the minimal reader infrastructure required to deliver an assets information.

About 3M Canada

Established in 1951, 3M Canada Company was one of the first international subsidiaries opened by 3M and remains one of the largest. 3M Canada's head office and original manufacturing site is in London, Ontario where approximately 1,000 of the company's 1,950 employees work. Other Ontario plants are located in Toronto, Brockville, and Perth with one in Morden, Manitoba. Sales offices are located in major cities nationwide and a national service network supports customers. For more information, please visit http://www.mmm.com .

About IDENTEC SOLUTIONS

IDENTEC SOLUTIONS is the global leader in active wireless tracking solutions. A commitment to developing ground-breaking, industry-specific tracking solutions featuring proprietary patented technology has placed IDENTEC SOLUTIONS in the international forefront as a technology provider for innovation and as a complete solution provider in the automotive, oil, gas and mining industries.

Utilized by the world's leading organizations and system integrators, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS' award-winning technology portfolio offers robust, highly effective tracking solutions that manage critical process and optimize supply chain flow. Privately held since 1999, IDENTEC SOLUTIONS has provided asset management solutions and support to a variety of organizations, including an impressive roster of Fortune 500 clients such as Volkswagen, Audi, Deutsche Post and General Electric. Headquartered in Lustenau, Austria, the company's North American headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas, with customer service centers in Hong Kong, Germany, Australia and Norway. For more information, please visit http://www.identecsolutions.com .

CONTACT: Dawn Antle, +1-250-868-0270, dawn@getnoticedmarketing.com, forIDENTEC SOLUTIONS

Web site: http://www.identecsolutions.com/ http://www.mmm.com//