AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), the manufacturer of the world's most powerful, longest-lasting and rugged tablet in the market, selected multiservice communications agency Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE) to build and share the Xplore story with key audiences, which include utilities and telecommunications, oil and gas, warehousing and distribution, and military markets.
"We look forward to sharing our story further through our partners at Waggener Edstrom," said Jim Plas, Xplore Technologies vice president of marketing, "Waggener Edstrom's deep roots in technology and innovative communications, combined with their local base in Austin, will help us grow our business in priority markets. Our partnership comes at a critical time, when we are expanding our capabilities and portfolio to enable our customers to be more efficient, timely and secure with their work regardless of their environment."
Austin is an important hub for the agency's Technology Practice, and the Xplore business is an example of WE's continued growth in this market. With a tenure of nearly 13 years in the region, a growing employee base and experience with Texas-based technology clients such as GameStop, 3M, Mozido and Texas Instruments (TI) DLP®, the WE Austin team is well equipped to share Xplore's story.
"Xplore has an innovative story to tell through its rugged tablet portfolio," said Cheri Winterberg, general manager of Waggener Edstrom Austin and vice president of the Technology Practice. "Our companies share a passion for emerging technologies that change the way people engage and work. We will be helping Xplore execute new and creative campaigns in 2013 to reach the mobile worker."
As a leading provider of rugged tablet PCs, Xplore makes products that enable individuals to access, input, process and manipulate data from anywhere in the field while withstanding extreme conditions and environments. Xplore tablets are dust- and submersion-proof, safe for hazardous environments, can withstand a seven-foot drop while operating, and offer a superior sunlight-readable display. A fast processing speed and wide array of mobile options make Xplore products the premier choice for a truly mobile and dependable rugged experience.
More information on Xplore Technologies can be found at http://www.xploretech.com.
More information on WE is available at http://www.waggeneredstrom.com.
About Xplore Technologies
Xplore Technologies Corp. has been a leading global provider of truly rugged tablets since 2002. With nearly 90,000 deployments, Xplore tablets are the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme, and feature competitive pricing and significant ROI. The company's products are sold on a global basis, with channel partners in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. Xplore Technologies' tablets are deployed across a variety of industries and sectors, such as energy, military operations, manufacturing, distribution, public services, public safety, government, and other areas with hazardous work conditions. For more information, visit the Xplore Technologies website at www.xploretech.com.
About Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE) is a global, integrated communications agency. For nearly 30 years the independently owned firm has developed strategic communications programs for innovative and world-changing clients, working to influence markets, inspire people and improve lives.
In the last few years, the agency was honored with countless awards for our creative and strategic work; among them WE was recognized as Global Technology Agency of the Year, Best Large Agency to Work For, Communications Agency of the Year and Technology Agency of the Decade.
The agency has more than 850 employees in 19 offices around the world, and its Global Alliance partners expand the agency's reach to more than 80 additional international markets. WE has five global practices: Brand Strategy and Marketing, Healthcare, Public Affairs, Technology and Social Innovation. To learn more, visit http://www.WaggenerEdstrom.com.
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