Arrow will distribute Portwell’s extensive product portfolio


FREMONT, CALIF. – February 5, 2009 -- American Portwell Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., and Arrow Electronics, Inc. today announce that they have entered into a joint agreement whereby Arrow Electronics will distribute American Portwell’s portfolio of Industrial PC (IPC) systems, computer boards, communication appliances and Panel-PCs.

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the Industrial and embedded computing market, a member of the Intel® Embedded and Communications Alliance (Intel ECA) and the winner of the Intel “2008 Award of Excellence for Participation in Embedded Product Launches.”

“Portwell’s superior product portfolio will be a great addition to our value-added products and solutions for the diverse set of markets we serve,” says Chris Breslin, vice president of embedded computing and memory at Arrow Electronics, Inc. “Combined with Arrow’s 70 years of industry experience, this new partnership should help our customers achieve their goals and contribute to their success.”

“This is an exciting opportunity for American Portwell Technology,” confirms Allen Lee, American Portwell Technology’s president and CEO. “Arrow Electronics has an extensive network of personnel and resources. This joint agreement will allow American Portwell Technology to increase its presence in the channel markets.”

About American Portwell Technology, Inc.
American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the industrial and embedded computing market and a member of the Intel Embedded and Communications Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of PICMG computer boards, embedded computer boards and systems, network security appliances, and rackmount systems for both OEMs and ODMs. American Portwell Technology is both an ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003 certified company. The company is located in Fremont, California. For more information about American Portwell Technology’s extensive turnkey, and private-label branding solutions, call 1-877-APT-8899, email or visit us at

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