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PROMIS SOFTWARE AVAILABLE ON IBM

 TORONTO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Promis Systems Corporation Ltd. today announced that its PROMIS(R) software is now available for the IBM(R) AIX(R) Operating environment for the RS/6000(R). Promis is a leading supplier of plant floor and manufacturing execution software. Wayne Flaggs, AWS director of commercial systems marketing, states "IBM is excited with Promis' plan to port their plant floor manufacturing execution systems software to the RS/6000. We believe that a UNIX based solution utilizing an industry recognized application from Promis, coupled with the industry leading RS/6000, is a solution our customers will enthusiastically embrace."
 The design and architecture (Oracle, Client Server and Graphical User Interface using Motif) will be supported on IBM's AIX RS/6000 computer platform. The IBM announcement, which includes all PROMIS functionality, provides the market with the most fully functional AIX/RS/6000 based manufacturing execution software. The first customer shipment of PROMIS on IBM will be in the fall of 1993.
 Promis Systems also announced the signing of an IBM Business Partner Agreement and Joint Marketing Program, to promote the RS/6000 Promis Solution into a number of targeted markets.
 The PROMIS software plans, monitors and controls all production activities in the most sophisticated and complex manufacturing environments. It enhances a company's ability to achieve total quality control, continuous process improvement, statistical process control and real-time production merits, so that manufacturers can deliver on-time goods at the lowest cost possible. Target markets include electronics, semiconductors, fibers, metals, aerospace and defense, medical devices, paper products and specialty chemicals.
 Since its formation in 1978, Promis Systems Corporation has become a predominant supplier of manufacturing execution systems. With over 1000 PROMIS modules installed in 17 countries at over 130 leading manufacturing sites, Promis helps businesses achieve world class manufacturing status. Promis Systems Corporation is headquartered in Toronto with sales and marketing headquartered in San Jose, Calif.
 PROMIS is a registered trademark of Promis Systems Corporation Ltd. IBM, AIX and RS/6000 are registered trademarks of International Business Machines. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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 /NOTE TO EDITORS: When referring to the company, use Promis Systems Corporation or Promis (initial cap only). When referring to the Company's product, use PROMIS in all caps./
 /CONTACT: Elliot Wassarman, president and CEO, 416-960-0960, or Roy Stark, 408-441-9090, both of Promis Systems Corporation Ltd./
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