Software Toolbox Inc and SL Announce Licensing Agreement

SL to Embed Proven Set of Symbol Factory Graphics for Process Applications into Real-Time Graphical Interface Technology

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Corte Madera, CA – September 10, 2001– SL Corporation and Software Toolbox®, Inc., today announced a licensing arrangement under which SL Corporation has licensed the company’s Symbol Factory process automation graphics and will be enhancing them for use with all future SL-GMS products. This agreement gives SL Corporation the means to provide their users in the process control market with an extensive library of over 3,000 industrial automation objects.

“We are very pleased to be working with a well respected company like Software Toolbox that has been providing a proven set of process automation graphics to companies for more than five years,” said Tom Lubinski, co-founder and CEO of SL Corporation. “The agreement will enable us to bring a substantial set of graphics to our customers that will undoubtedly speed time to market for their projects and will also bring more functionality enhancements to future iterations of our SL-GMS product.”

John Weber, president of Software Toolbox, adds, “Through their established OEM relationships, SL Corporation is well known for process automation graphics tools. We are pleased to partner with SL Corporation and to add value to their industry leading software solutions for Process Automation and Control. Having this broad range of Symbol Factory industrial objects available to their customer base will allow SL Corporation to provide even more compelling process automation screens for SL-GMS than were previously available.”

About Software Toolbox
Founded in 1996 to address the growing need for a single source for industrial automation users to fin
d, evaluate, purchase, and get support for component software, Software Toolbox has over 500 products available for purchase via secure online transactions at www.softwaretoolbox.com or by phone at 1-888-665-3678 or 704-849-2773. In addition to the industrial component marketplace, Software Toolbox licenses Symbol Factory, ActiveX, and OPC server technologies to application developers worldwide such as SL Corporation to enhance the functionality of their applications. Adding value to this single convenient source for e-Commerce transactions for automation software is a deeper e-Business strategy that provides knowledge dissemination through the breadth and depth of technical knowledge and information available to users 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This includes technical articles, white papers, online training materials, technical data sheets, product trials, documentation, application notes, technical support notes, and more. Software Toolbox has partnerships with over 60 developers worldwide in which they provide marketing, promotion, e-Business, and support services to aid the developer in reaching the global market.

About SL Corporation
Founded in 1983, SL Corporation (Sherrill-Lubinski Corporation) provides software and service solutions for the development of real-time graphical user interfaces. The SL-GMS (Graphical Modeling System) is embedded by OEMs and Integrators in a range of highly interactive and event driven real-time monitoring & control systems for Advanced Control Rooms and Network Operating Centers (NOCs). SL-GMS supports a wide range of UNIX, Linux, Windows, and Java platforms.
SL-GMS has licensed over 40,000 applications worldwide (as of 2000) and is utilized throughout the process control, network management, transportation control and aerospace industries. Customer implementations of SL-GMS technology include ABB, Agilent, AspenTech, Compaq, Foxboro, Harris and NASA. These customer collaborations serve to stimulate the development of new functionality and enhancements to the evolving line of SL-GMS solutions.
For additional information, contact SL Corporation,
240 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925
Phone: 415.927.8400;
Email: info@sl.com

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