SYDNEY (PRWEB) June 30, 2004
LXE Inc., a global player in industrial wireless computers and data collection solutions improving the performance of supply chains, today announced that Sigma Company Limited's Healthcare Division has selected the LXE MX6 rugged handheld computer for use in their Australia-wide network of eleven wholesale distribution warehouses.
Sigma Company Limited, an Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer of pharmaceutical products, is deploying rugged wireless mobile computers as a key component of their RHS (Replacement Healthcare System) project. By using rugged wireless computers, Sigma will improve stock accuracy, gain efficiencies in replenishment and putaway activities, and achieve greater transparency of transactions.
"LXE's MX6 showed itself to be a user-friendly, cost effective unit that meets our existing needs and will enable Sigma to take advantage of emerging technologies in the area of barcode imaging," comments Jon Magill, RHS Logistics Project Manager for Sigma. "LXE is an established and successful supplier of systems to the Australian logistics market who offer the solutions and products that meet the needs of our business," adds Jon Magill.
As part of the project, LXE will also supply and commission CiscoÂ® 1200 series Access Points paired with LXE SpireÂ® Antennas, as well as the LXE RFTermÂ® terminal emulation for connectivity to SigmaÂs AS/400 based host application.
"LXE's blend of class-leading rugged products and integration capabilities with popular products such as Cisco's AP1200 is resonating well with companies focussing on total cost of ownership and adherence to prevailing networking technology standards," comments Richard Adams, Managing Director LXE Australia.
LXE has a comprehensive range of MicrosoftÂ® WindowsÂ® and Windows CE-based rugged mobile computers, and is a Cisco Solution Technology Integrator (STI) Partner.
About Sigma Company Limited
Sigma Company Limited is an Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer of pharmaceutical products. For more information about Sigma go to http://www.signet.com.au
About LXE Inc.
LXE Inc., "The RF Company", improves supply chain performance by applying over 30 years' experience developing wireless products and solutions Â from rugged mobile computers, advanced auto-ID technologies, and secure wireless network infrastructure, to a full range of turn key services.
Based in Norcross, Georgia, LXE is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG). Its international headquarters for Europe, the Middle-East, Africa and Asia Pacific are located in Mechelen, Belgium. For more information, visit our website at http://www.lxe.com
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