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Z-AXIS wins $1 million electronics contract manufacturing project from Harris Corporation

The company’s BEAR Power Supplies subsidiary also wins contract to deliver custom DC/DC power converters for use in Harris tactical military radio systems
 

Phelps, NY - January 11, 2008 - Electronics contract manufacturer Z-AXIS today announced that it has won a contract from Harris Corporation’s RF Communications business in Rochester, NY to manufacture an electromechanical sub-assembly that is incorporated into a Harris RF product. The value of the contract is $1 million over a period of up to three years.

“We’re pleased to be working with Z-AXIS, which was highly recommended by other groups within Harris for its quality and on-time delivery,” said Thomas Kenney, vice president of product line management, Harris RF Communications. “The military communications systems we produce have challenging requirements for durability and reliability.”

“Harris RF has very stringent standards for quality and process control, and we are pleased that they recognize our ability to meet those high standards,” said Michael Allen, president of Z-AXIS. “Going through their rigorous qualification process highlighted many things that we do exceptionally well versus our competitors, and brought out additional ideas that we have already implemented to further improve our processes.”

Z-AXIS designs and produces printed circuit board assemblies and electromechanical assemblies for a wide range of government and commercial electronics systems including industrial monitoring systems, industrial automation equipment, medical instruments and portable lasers.

The company’s BEAR Power Supplies subsidiary (www.bearpwr.com) is also a supplier to Harris RF. BEAR has received a contract to deliver custom DC/DC power converters for use in Harris tactical military radio systems.

The unique power supply is less than one-inch cubed, with dual input and output voltages. It meets RF Communications’ specifications for shock, vibration, and reliability over a very wide operating temperature range of -40 to +85 degrees C.

Harris RF Communications Division is a leading supplier of secure voice and data communications products, systems, and networks to military, government, and commercial organizations worldwide.

About Z-AXIS

Z-Axis (www.zaxis.net), a division of Video Display Corporation (NASDAQ:VIDE), provides quality design, procurement and manufacturing services for complex electronic products and electromechanical assemblies. We offer fast design turnaround, competitive NRE charges, rapid production and low freight costs from our design and manufacturing facility in western New York. We meet our OEM customers’ most demanding requirements including lead-free manufacturing and RoHS compliance. Call (800) 548-2947.

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government, defense and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual revenue of over $4 billion and 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications™ products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.

 
About BEAR Power Supplies

BEAR Power Supplies (www.bearpwr.com) designs, manufactures and sells power supplies for commercial, industrial, and medical equipment. Products include rugged, encapsulated AC/DC and DC/DC power converters and full-custom power supplies to meet OEM designers' most difficult requirements. Capabilities range from fast-turn prototypes to high volume production. The company's ISO 9001:2008 certified headquarters, design and manufacturing center is located near Rochester, New York.

BEAR Power Supplies is a business unit of Z-AXIS, Inc.

 
   
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