Press release

Joral

JORAL Technologies will supply AbsInt's advanced development tools for safety-critical software to its customers in the North America marketplace.

January 20, 2005. JORAL Technologies, a leading distributor of embedded software and hardware development tools, and AbsInt Angewandte Informatik GmbH, a worldwide leader in static program analysis and validation of safety-critical software, today signed an agreement that will allow JORAL Technologies to supply AbsInt's tools to its customers in North America.

We are excited to have concluded this distribution agreement”, commented Robert Campbell, President of JORAL Technologies. “AbsInt is a successful company in the safety-critical software business. Our mission at JORAL Technologies is to bring our customers the latest technologies in development tools.”

Said Christian Ferdinand, CEO of AbsInt: “Currently, most of our customers are from the Euro­pean automotive and avionics industries. We’ve searched for the right company to represent us in North America, and we have found an excellent partner with JORAL Technologies. This distri­bution agreement gives us an outstanding chance to reach customers designing safety-critical systems in North America.”

About JORAL Technologies

JORAL Technologies is a distributor with a wide selection of embedded software and hardware tools. It saves its customers engineering dollars because of its wide selection of suppliers and the availability of over 500 products. JORAL Technologies works hard to ensure its customers get the right solution with the best support for the best price.

For more information, visit www.joral.ca.

About AbsInt

AbsInt Angewandte Informatik GmbH provides advanced development tools for embedded systems, and tools for validation and verification of safety-critical software. AbsInt’s key products are:

Founded in 1998, AbsInt is a privately-held company located in Saarbruecken, Germany.

For more information, contact press@absint.com.

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