RISHON LETZION, Israel, May 10, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. ("BOS") (Nasdaq:BOSC) today announced that it has been selected by the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture for a multi-year contract to supply electronic identification tags for Israel's sheep and goats. This is the second year BOS was selected to supply the tags, which brings the total quantity ordered to date to over 1 million tags.
BOS expects revenues from the new order to near $150,000. The Ministry has the option to extend the contract for an additional six years. BOS was selected as the sole animal tag supplier for the marking of sheep and goats, following a public tender.
The electronic tags will be used by the Ministry's Veterinary Authority to track the country's sheep in order to optimize data collection for licensing purposes."We are very pleased to have been selected as the sole supplier for a second year in a row by the Ministry of Agriculture," said Avidan Zelicovsky, BOS President. "The data collected from our tags will enable the Veterinary Authority to track all newborn sheep and goats and to optimize the licensing process for both the Authority and the animal owners. We intend to continue to expand our market share in the area of automatic identification and RFID solutions for livestock." About BOS B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (Nasdaq:BOSC) is a leading provider of RFID and Supply Chain solutions to global enterprises. BOS' RFID and supply chain offerings are helping over 2,000 customers worldwide improve the efficiency of enterprise logistics and organizational monitoring and control. BOS' RFID and mobile division offers both turnkey integration services as well as stand-alone products, including best-of-breed RFID and AIDC hardware and communications equipment, BOS middleware, and industry-specific software applications. The company's supply chain divisions provide RFID and electronic components consolidation services to the aerospace, defense, medical, telecommunications industries as well as to enterprise customers worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.boscorporate.com
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