Motorola Solutions Expands Portfolio of Mobile Computers for Hazardous Environments

Press Release


Aug. 9, 2011

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Aug. 9, 2011 – Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), a leading provider of mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers, today expanded its line of rugged mobile computers that help improve the safety of users in hazardous locations (Haz-Loc).

Co-developed with BARTEC, one of the leading providers of products and services for hazardous environments worldwide, Motorola’s Haz-Loc-certified, rugged mobile computers are designed to meet the needs of a broad range of mobile workers in the manufacturing, government, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

• The Motorola Haz-Loc-certified products for global use include the:

• Compact MC75A feature-rich enterprise mobile computer;
• Gun-style MC9190 mobile computer for scan-intensive applications;
• Premium, industrial-class MC9500 mobile computer for field mobility.

• Motorola’s Haz-Loc-certified mobile computers are UL Class I, Class II and Class III, Division 2-compliant and are complemented by equivalently certified products available from BARTEC along with ATEX Zone 2- and Zone 22-compliant configurations. UL compliance is required for hazardous applications in North America, and ATEX Zone 2 is required within the European Union.

• Motorola will utilize green keypads to signify the Haz-Loc certification on its MC75A, MC9190 and MC9500 mobile computers.

Girish Rishi, corporate vice president and general manager of mobile computing, Motorola Solutions:
“Motorola Solutions is uniquely positioned to offer its business and government customers a complete portfolio of innovative Haz-Loc-certified mobile computers that meet the varying needs of mobile workers across the enterprise.”

Dr. Ralf Köster, CEO of the BARTEC Group:
“We’re proud to be working with Motorola Solutions, the leader in rugged mobile computing, to provide feature-rich Haz-Loc-certified devices that will help improve the safety of workers throughout the enterprise while maintaining the rugged specifications they require.”

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