<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT"%> Portwell -Hitech Eletronica (Brazil) representation agreement



SAO PAULO, BRAZIL , March 11, 2008 — Hitech Eletronica has signed a representation agreement with American Portwell Technology, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market and a member of the Intel Embedded and Communications Alliance (Intel ECA) and a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc.. The companies have entered into a joint agreement whereby Hitech Eletronica will represent American Portwell’s portfolio of embedded computer boards and systems, PICMG single board computers and backplanes, industrial computer chassis and systems and network security rackmount and desktop systems via its sales force.

By becoming a representative of American Portwell Technology’s product lines, Hitech will provide its customers with an enhanced portfolio of IPC market offerings, such as the latest Intel-architecture based PICMG 1.3 system host boards (SHB) and backplanes, Intel multi-core technology based compact Mini-ITX boards and systems, cost-effective embedded computer boards, network security and acceleration cards and high bandwidth rackmount appliances for network/communication security. 

The availability and engineering support for the American Portwell Technology’s leading edge solutions to the South América customer base, will expand the Intel ecosystem in the region, helping customers to implement quality embedded solutions and expand the range of value-added choices .


About American Portwell Technology
American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market and a member of the Intel Embedded and Communications Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of IPC systems, embedded computer boards, communication appliance and Panel-PCs for both OEMs and ODMs. The company is located in Fremont, California, USA. For more information about American Portwell’s extensive turnkey, and private-label branding solutions, call (510 )403- 3399, email info@portwell.com or visit us at http://www.portwell.com.

About Hitech Eletrônica.
Hitech Eletrônica is a South América representative and value-added distributor of a wide range of high-tech products, solutions and services covering the entire Electronic Design and Production supply chain, including EDA, Semiconductors, Peripherals, Production and test equipment as well as maintenance and professional services. An industry-recognized specialist in electronic products, established in Brazil since 1974, Hitech is uniquely qualified with deep technical and application expertise. For more information about Hitech Eletrônica , call (55-11)2182-4334, email componentes@hitech.com.br or visit us at http://www.hitech.com.br

Media Contact
American Portwell Technology
Susan Wei
Marketing Executive
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

Hitech Eletronica
Media Contact:
Caroline Jabur
Hitech Eletronica Indl Coml Ltda

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