Getac Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of rugged computers that meet the demands of field-based applications, announced that it has entered into a partnership with ProCustom Group to allow customers the ability to customize Getac rugged products based on the specific needs and extreme environments where Getac products are used. ProCustom Group provides user-specific customization of COTS rugged laptop, notebook, tablet and handheld products for deployment in harsh and demanding environments in military, aerospace, industrial and first-responder marketplaces.
Working with ProCustom Group as the preferred partner for customization of Getac rugged products ensures its customers receive the level of service, quality and precision they expect from the Getac brand. ProCustom Group will provide a full complement of customization features including custom I/O ports and connections, 3D mechanical design, circuit design and other unique fabrications Getac customers may need.
“Partnering with ProCustom Group brings new opportunities for our customers who need rapid prototyping and customization of rugged computers for unique applications,” explains Jim Rimay, president of Getac, Inc. “The ProCustom Group has the capability to take one of our powerful rugged computers and customize it to meet the exact needs of our customers.”
“We are very pleased to provide Getac and their customers with customization options for their rugged systems that maximize performance in the extreme environments they are typically used,” says Don McCook, vice president business development. “Custom-fitted I/O connectors, embedded modules, specially-designed mounts and docks and a host of cables, squids and dongles are only a few of the features we have been providing to Getac customers over the years. We provide the best customization solutions combined with world class customer service and support.”
Getac has begun transitioning existing customization projects along with all new requests for customization to the ProCustom Group.
As part of the QEB, NCS will manufacture and provide Getac’s B300 rugged notebook and V100 rugged convertible computers to the USAF. Quality, performance and compatibility with the Air Force’s strict security requirements, along with overall price performance, were factors in the decision to select Getac products for the program. The Getac B300 and V100 rugged computers will be included in the QEB program beginning immediately and continue through the end of 2010.
Getac, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Getac Technology Corporation. Getac Technology Corporation, a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group (2011 consolidated revenue $25.3 billion USD) was established in 1989 as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply defense electronic products. Getac’s business coverage includes rugged notebooks, rugged tablet PCs and rugged handheld devices for military, police, government, communications, manufacturing and transportation applications ranging from fully rugged to commercial-grade rugged.
About ProCustom Group
ProCustom Group is part of Mid Atlantic Computer Services based in Finksburg, Maryland. Mid Atlantic Computer Services was formed eight years ago to develop customized solutions for government and military customers that need special purpose computers and displays. Mid Atlantic Computer Services plans to open a ProCustom Group office in Southern California to specifically meet the needs of Getac customers. ProCustom Group offers a wide range of customization expertise through its in-house and partner vendors to include a variety of customized specialties including 3D mechanical design, machining, sheet metal fabrication, MILSPEC painting, powder coating, circuit design, short run PCB fabrication, systems integration, sunlight readable display technology, testing to environmental testing and electromagnetic MIL-STDs. For more information, please visit www.procustomgroup.com.
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