ADLINK announces the 100% share acquisition of PENTA GmBH.

ADLINK announces the 100% share acquisition of PENTA GmBH

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ADLINK Technology, Inc. (TSEC: 6166) announces the 100% share acquisition of PENTA GmbH in Germany for approximately 5,4 Mio. Euro based on the resolution of the board meeting held on March, 12, 2014.

Established in 1994 and located in Deggendorf and Puchheim, Germany. PENTA has about 40 employees with a predominantly R&D and technical background. PENTA has extensive experience and know-how in the design and manufacture of medical embedded PC systems and monitors. The company promotes its products with the well-known brand through established sales networks in vertical markets that require high quality products for critical applications such as medical, industrial automation or food & beverage.

"By leveraging PENTA's solid design methodology and manufacturing capabilities, ADLINK's medical product line can be effectively improved; this will also help to enable access to adjacent markets with similar critical requirements." – stated Jim Liu, CEO of ADLINK – "Furthermore, the synergy of this acquisition with respect to global sales, improved production control, market development and product comprehensiveness will be brought into full play. With the addition of PENTA's technical team, ADLINK will be able to provide better support to its worldwide customers in Europe and increase its global market share in medical market."

Helmut Müller und Walter Steinbeißer, founders and managing directors of PENTA concur that joining the ADLINK group will allow to quickly generate several synergies, which will result in benefits for the customers. "A shared strong focus on innovation and quality, as well as high flexibility and customer orientation combined with the already existing global setup of ADLINK makes it now possible to optimally serve customers with high-tech products on a worldwide basis," explained Helmut Müller.

"With the deep vertical integration of ADLINK we are able to offer our customers standard products, semi-custom and OEM products while covering the entire spectrum from electronics development all the way to the fully assembled and tested device. All from a single company, this translates into a notably high investment security", commented Walter Steinbeißer.

 For more information about PENTA GmbH, please visit http://www.penta.de



About ADLINK

ADLINK Technology is enabling the Internet ofThings (IoT) with innovative embedded computing solutions for edge devices,intelligent gateways and cloud services. ADLINK's products are application-ready for industrial automation, communications, medical, defense, transportation, and infotainment industries. Our product range includes motherboards, blades, chassis, modules, and systems based on industry standard form factors, as well as an extensive line of test & measurement products, smart touch computers, displays and handhelds that support the global transition to always connected systems. Many products are Extreme Rugged™, supporting extended operating temperature ranges, and MIL-STD levels of shock and vibration.

ADLINK is a Premier Member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance and is active in several standards organizations, including the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG), the PXI Systems Alliance (PXISA), and the Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies (SGET).

ADLINK is a global company with headquarters in Taiwan; manufacturing in Taiwan and China; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, the US, and Germany; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices. ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, ISO-13485 and TL9000 certified and is publicly traded on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).

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