The award of this contract continues to validate Lowry's ability to deliver the real value of leading edge AIDC solutions to a wide range of Government agencies
Brighton, MI (PRWEB) August 4, 2009
Lowry Computer Products, one of the nation's leading automatic identification/data capture (AIDC) solution providers, today announced that they have been selected by the U.S. Army's Information Technology, E-Commerce, and Commercial Contracting Center (ITEC4) to provide Automatic Identification Technology to the U.S Department of Defense (DoD), U.S Coast Guard (CG), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Coalition Partners and other Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The contract, which was awarded to Lowry Computer Products and other awardees, has a potential value in excess of $400 million based on this multiple award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract.
"The award of this contract continues to validate Lowry's ability to deliver the real value of leading edge AIDC solutions to a wide range of Government agencies", remarked Michael Lowry, President and CEO of Lowry. "We are honored to be recognized as a trusted supplier to the DoD."
The AIT-IV contract life has an initial term of three years, with an option for a total of six additional years of purchases. Through this contract, the impacted departments can rely on a single point of contact for procurement and technical expertise across the suite of AIT enabling technologies that support focused logistics, total asset visibility (TAV), and the integration of global supply chains. Lowry will work with key business partners such as Motorola, Zebra Technologies, CACI and many others to provide end-users with best-in class equipment to help them with their Automatic Identification Technology needs.
"Lowry Computer Products latest contract award for Automatic Identification Technology IV is a testament to their leadership in providing enhanced mobility solutions to the military with a wide array of products and solutions designed to increase productivity and efficiency from the point of activity," said Jim Mears, vice president and general manager of Motorola's U.S. Federal Government Market Division. "By offering Motorola mobile computers with advanced data capture capabilities, Lowry Computer Products will ensure that their customers are using industry leading products that are designed for reliability and can operate in harsh environments." continued Mears.
With over 20 years of experience in the federal government sector, Lowry's expertise has been recognized as a key industry supplier by many divisions of the United States Government. In October, 2008, Lowry was awarded an IDIQ from the Army Contracting Agency Information Technology, E-Commerce, and Commercial Contracting Center (ITEC4) for pRFID hardware, software and professional services. This contract has a potential value in excess of $75 million. In September, 2007, Lowry was awarded a five year, $8.5 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to provide RFID printers, labels and maintenance for all CONUS and OCONUS Defense Distribution Centers (DDC). With the award of this DoD AIT-IV contract, Lowry continues its' support of our defense and logistic supply chain automation efforts by providing the government with the essential components for Automatic Identification Technologies.
About Lowry Computer Products
Lowry Computer Products is a leading manufacturer, systems integrator and software provider of RFID/EPC products, wireless, barcode/IUID and data collection solutions with an install base of several thousand customers. Lowry's end-to-end solutions for food safety traceability, asset management, supply chain visibility, work-in-progress, track and trace, and mandate compliance deliver real ROI for its customers. Lowry also manufactures fully converted, tested and ready-to-use Smart Trac™ labels with Gen 2 inlays as well as automated labeling systems for supply chain, packaging and RFID software applications. Through its 15 U.S. sales offices, 25 service centers and a nationwide network of more than 200 service partners, Lowry provides certified technical support and trusted customer service throughout North America. To find out more about Lowry's products and services, visit http://www.lowrycomputer.com.