MOTOROLA ACQUIRES INDALA CORP.
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) said today that it has acquired Indala Corp. of San Jose, Calif. Terms were not disclosed. Indala is a privately held manufacturer of radio frequency identification cards, tags and readers used in proximity access control, vehicle identification and industrial automation systems. Indala will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., and will be part of Motorola's Automotive and Industrial Electronics Group, based in Northbrook. The cards and tags made by Indala are encoded with a unique identification number. Readers can decode the number at a distance without physical contact. The cards and tags contain no batteries. They receive power from the readers, which interface with various types of data processing equipment. Motorola is one of the world's leading providers of wireless communications, semiconductors, and advanced electronic systems and services. Products include two-way radios, pagers, personal communications systems, cellular telephones and systems, defense and aerospace electronics, automotive and industrial electronics, computers, data communications and information processing and handling equipment. Sales in 1992 were $13.3 billion. -0- 9/20/93 /CONTACT: Meg MacFarlane of Motorola, 708-480-6847/ (MOT)
CO: Motorola, Inc.; Indala Corp. ST: Illinois, California IN: CPR SU: TNM
TS -- NY069 -- 3692 09/20/93 13:04 EDT
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|Date:||Sep 20, 1993|
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