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Old 01-08-2010, 04:53 AM   #1
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Post PocketBook and Netronix to merge as PocketBook Global



Thanks to Forkosigan for the English version of PR.
Quote:
Netronix Inc. and PocketBook declare joint venture

Las Vegas, USA – January, 7th, 2010 – Netronix Inc. and PocketBook announced creation of the new joint venture today. The decision was based on detailed researches of the world’s electronic market needs. The merged enterprise will operate under the PocketBook Global.
Two e-readers industry leaders bring synergy to the unified company – on the one hand PocketBook develops unique software and designing readers and on the other hand Netronix Inc. has a great experience in manufacturing network products and electronic devices.
International CES 2010 show in Las Vegas, USA, was chosen to declare creating of new joint venture not accidentally. Directing to product high quality and innovation, PocketBook Global is to become one of the world’s leaders of the electronic readers market.
“In view of global warming Netronix Inc. has decided to proceed to manufacture environmentally friendly products – the e-book readers on the basis of E-Ink Technology. Co-operation with PocketBook holds on for a long time successfully. We are sure that the electronic readers PocketBook Global will have a brilliant future”, - President of Netronix Inc., Mr. Arthur Lu.
“Collaboration with Netronix Inc. opens a new wave of impressive possibilities for both companies. PocketBook achieves higher level in development and reduces chances for other e-reader producers to reach the same positions. We are glad to meet the e-readers PocketBook Global in 2010 globally”, - President of PocketBook, Mr. Igor Popov.
PocketBook Global intends to put on sale more than 20 models of e-readers in 2010. The new company’s annual turnover is projected at above USD 165 mln. Representative offices will be located in major world markets - USA, Germany, Russia, China and some others.

Contact information:
Taiwan: Lisa Lin, +886 2 29120211 ext:34, lisa_lin@netronixinc.com
Ukraine: Michael Kholmanskikh, +38050 4888444, mike@pocketbook.ua
USA: Yaroslav (Jerry) Bondarenko (914) 374-5067, ybondarenko@pocketbookreader.com
Germany: Anatoli Loucher, +49 (0) 172 3153898, info@pocketbook.de

Reference:

Netronix, Inc. – World’s manufacturer of electronic readers, network products, POS-terminals and multimedia devices. Founded in 1997 by group of professionals company has US$8,600,000 funds. Headquarters are located in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Details – www.NetronixInc.com.

PocketBook – PocketBook is quite young but rapidly growing company with current turnover more than US$ 25,000,000. This is an independent company, known by its extremely friendly software which allows to read books, play audio books, look pictures and has a lot of additional applications as well. Details – www.PocketBookReader.com
This is pretty big.

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