Blackline Forges Relationship with New Canadian B2B Distributor
February 16, 2012
CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Feb. 16, 2012) – Blackline GPS (TSX VENTURE:BLN) (“Blackline”) is pleased to announce the execution of a Canadian distribution agreement and receipt of a stocking order from Procon Systems Inc.,a distributor of equipment into the energy, industrial facility, and utility sectors for safety, analysis, detection, measurement and control.
“It has been quite some time since we have seen this level of innovation towards integration of existing technologies to provide improved solutions to existing problems,” said Jeff Walters, Procon’s VP of Sales. “We have entered into this relationship with Blackline because of their insight, integrity and level of commitment as a whole, both to the customer and to Procon. This agreement allows us to closely integrate Procon with Blackline to the benefit of the Canadian marketplace.”
Procon has purchased Blackline’s worker safety monitoring and asset management & security products for sale into the Canadian marketplace. The Blackline Loner family of worker safety monitoring products provides instant awareness of safety incidents with the ability to precisely locate a worker in distress for an efficient, pin-point emergency response. Asset management & security solutions from Blackline, including Javelin, Flat Track, and the Entourage CIS, provide business intelligence that assists with mobilizing assets with real-time mapping of locations and zone alerting while monitoring of security while assets are not in use.
“Procon’s respected sales team provides national coverage, with an efficient reach, to a broad base of industrial customers,” said Greg Rude, Blackline’s VP Industrial Sales. “Their customers are ideal candidates for our worker safety monitoring solutions, providing instant, critical safety awareness to personnel when a worker safety incident occurs.”
About Procon: The Procon Group is a distributor of sophisticated electronic industrial instrumentation. This equipment is used by the process industries for analysis, detection, measurement and control. Procon was incorporated in December 1992 and formally began operations on June 1, 1993. The Procon Group consists of two divisions: Procon Systems Inc., which serves customers in Western Canada; and Procon Measurement & Control Inc., which serves customers in Eastern Canada.
The Procon Group provides its customers with products and services that utilize state-of-the-art technology and are of the highest quality, usefulness and value. Procon is committed to providing its customers with unsurpassed products and technical support, and continues to seek out products and manufacturer’s that meet the highest standards of performance, quality and value for its’ customers.
About Blackline: Blackline GPS is a wireless location leader that develops, manufactures, and markets products and services for worker safety monitoring, covert tracking, and consumer applications. Blackline solutions deliver safety, security, and location awareness through innovative wireless hardware and custom user interfaces, including web, mobile, messaging, and API. Our mission is to become the leading supplier of wirelessly connected worker safety monitoring and covert tracking products in the world. Blackline products allow our customers to protect their personnel and valued assets, share the conditions of their environment, and connect with emergency services when necessary. Blackline solutions Protect. Share. Connect.®
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