MCFA Partners with Glacier Computer for Rugged Forklift Computers

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New Milford, CT, November 15, 2013 – Rapidparts Inc. (Rapidparts), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), supplies service parts for competitive forklift brands and other aftermarket products to authorized Cat® lift truck, Mitsubishi forklift truck and Jungheinrich® dealers under the Promatch® brand name. The Promatch® parts program has partnered with Glacier Computer LLC (Glacier Computer), a manufacturer of rugged mobile computing solutions, to offer forklift-mounted computers and other rugged mobile computing devices.

“Real-time, reliable information is the key to everything from maximizing floor space, keeping inventory up to date, and avoiding costly mishandling of goods,” said Jerry Sytsma, general manager of Rapidparts. “We must continue to provide our customers with the technology and innovative equipment that their business applications demand.”

Glacier industrial computers are designed for harsh applications where adverse temperatures, shock and vibration are standard conditions. Designed to help people who manage data, logistics, equipment, and other workers within these environments, the computers are ready to be integrated into a new or existing warehouse or distribution center in any industry. Glacier’s versatile product line includes industrial all-in-one computers, handhelds and rugged tablet computers. And because most harsh environments are unique to each customer, MCFA dealers can provide customization services through Glacier that deliver a complete forklift data collection solution.  “Securing partner relationships in key verticals is a strategic part of our future success,” states Ron D’Ambrosio, CEO of Glacier Computer.  “The MCFA agreement is one of several that we plan to announce in the coming months.”

About Rapidparts Inc. (Rapidparts)
Rapidparts Inc. (Rapidparts) is a wholly-owned company of Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA). Since the company’s inception in 1986, Rapidparts has experienced more than 20 years of continuous growth, supplying replacement forklift parts to Cat® lift truck, Mitsubishi forklift truck and Jungheinrich® dealers throughout North America under the Promatch® brand name. For more information about Rapidparts or the Promatch brand, visit http://www.rpionline.com.

About Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA)
Manufacturer of Industry-Leading Material Handling Equipment Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) is a leading manufacturer of forklifts in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Latin America. Based in Houston, Texas, the company distributes three distinct brands – Mitsubishi forklift trucks, Cat® lift trucks and Jungheinrich® warehouse products. MCFA features the industry’s most extensive dealer network in North, Central and South America. The company provides customers with quality products that range from warehousing to industrial applications and are backed by industry-leading customer service. For more information about MCFA or any of the brands it manufactures and distributes, visit www.mcfa.com, www.cat-lift.com, www.mit-lift.com or www.jungheinrich-lift.com.

About Glacier Computer
Glacier Computer LLC. (Glacier Computer) develops versatile, rugged industrial computing solutions for use within harsh environments.  Founded in 2000, our products are used in stationary, portable, and vehicle-mount applications. Our customers use our rugged devices in industries including field service, construction, utilities, retail, warehouse, freight, healthcare, and for public safety applications at home and abroad.

Glacier Computer’s company standards include a knowledgeable staff, an array of high-quality, value-based products, and a deep sense of customer service.  Together with our strategic partners, we deliver comprehensive solutions to specific industry segments and resolve the unique needs of each customer.  Glacier employees are committed to, and share in the mutual success of our business and possess a desire to help our partners and customers succeed.

For more information about all Glacier Computer products and services, visit our website at www.glaciercomputer.com.

“Glacier is, where Rugged lives”

Dave Hewett                                             daveh@glaciercomputer.com                                          866-724-6257 x 3205