LINDON, Utah, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lineo(TM), Inc., a leading innovator in embedded systems, real-time and high availability solutions, and Bryan Sparks, Lineo CEO and Founder, today welcomed Lindon Mayor Larry Ellertson, Utah County Commissioner Jerry Grover and other dignitaries to break ground on a state-of-the art facility to become the new home for Lineo's corporate headquarters in Lindon, Utah. Lineo is a leader in the embedded technology sector. Established in 1998, Lineo has grown rapidly, increasing from 12 employees to more than 325 current employees worldwide during the past two and half years. The new building will allow Lineo to meet the demands of its growing business in the embedded technology space by providing ample room for Lineo's more than 140 Utah employees. "Lineo's rapid growth affirms Lineo's marked presence along the Wasatch Front and throughout the high-tech industry," Sparks said. "We are excited to have a place to call home where we can continue to establish Lineo as an industry leader in the embedded market." The 90,000 square foot building, designed by MHTN architects and built by Okland Construction, will provide sufficient space for approximately 450 people and meet the demands of Lineo's high growth needs. Expected completion for the building is October 2001. This new building is being constructed adjacent to the Canopy Group's Lindon headquarters. The Canopy Group, the venture capital firm of former Novell chairman Raymond J. Noorda, is one of Lineo's key investors. Since May 2000, Lineo has acquired eight key companies in the areas of embedded Linux, real-time and high availability solutions. The company's products can be found in technology such as cell phones, PDAs, cash registers, credit card readers and Internet appliances. Lineo currently has offices in Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, and throughout Canada and the USA. About Lineo, Inc. Lineo, Inc. provides embedded systems, real time and high availability solutions that include software, hardware reference designs and professional services. Lineo's solutions allow OEMs to create devices and systems that interact with the Internet while helping OEMs to reduce system requirements, per-unit costs and time-to-market. The company's key product lines include: Embedix(TM) (embedded Linux system software), uClinux(TM) (embedded Linux for MMU-less processors), SecureEdge(TM) (Linux-based Internet appliances for secure networking), RTXC(TM) (general purpose and DSP real-time operating system), BeaconSuite(TM) (x86 development toolkit) and Availix(TM) (mission-critical high availability Linux cluster solutions). Contact Lineo at http://www.lineo.com, via e-mail to email@example.com or by calling (801) 426-5001. Lineo and Embedix are trademarks of Lineo, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark owned by Linus Torvalds. All other products, services, companies and publications are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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