Lineo Breaks Ground for New Corporate Headquarters in Lindon

City Officials Join One of Utah's Fastest Growing

High-tech Companies to Celebrate Expansion

Mar 08, 2001, 00:00 ET from Lineo, Inc.

    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
     "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, via e-mail to 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

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