BEIJING, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today signing a contract of approximately US$ 24.30 million or RMB 159.02 million to supply its 200-250km/h high-speed rail ATPs to various local bureaus of Ministry of Railways of China. The delivery is expected to be completed by the end of May 2011.
The on-board signaling equipment ATP (Automatic Train Protection) works together with the ground-based signaling equipment TCC (Train Control Center), as the crucial control elements in the high-speed railway signaling systems to ensure the safety and reliability of the high-speed railway traffic and operation.
Dr. Changli Wang, CEO and Chairman of Hollysys, commented: "We are very pleased of winning the 200-250km/h high-speed rail ATPs contract under the current market situation. With approximately 17,000 km of high-speed rail tracks currently in construction and newly announced budget of RMB 2.8 trillion for the next five years, we are still seeing a huge market potential in high-speed rail signaling market for leading players like Hollysys to realize and capture going forward. Hollysys will continue to leverage on its core growth pillar foundations of strong R&D capability and strategic alliance to increase its market share in this unprecedented high-speed rail build-out."
About Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd.
Hollysys Automation Technologies is a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China that enables its diversified industry and utility customers to improve operating safety, reliability, and efficiency. Founded in 1993, Hollysys has approximately 3,000 employees with nationwide Presence in 29 cities in China and serves over 1700 customers in the industrial, railway, subway & nuclear industries. Its proprietary technologies are applied in product lines including Distributed Control System (DCS) and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) for industrial sector, high-speed railway signaling system of TCC (Train Control Center) and ATP (Automatic Train Protection), subway supervisory and control platform (SCADA), and nuclear conventional island automation and control system.
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