Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading independent control networking company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced today the appointment of Glenn International as its sales representative agency for the Caribbean and Central America. Established in 1967 and headquartered in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Glenn International is the region's leading supplier of electrical, lighting and telecom equipment and prides itself in offering the best services to complement its top brands. Glenn International's bilingual staff, including engineers and LEED professionals, can assist customers during the project design and construction stages. The company maintains a 90,000 square foot warehouse, boasts training centers in Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and Guatemala and offers a full hands-on laboratory for photovoltaic trainings. Six support offices are strategically located throughout Glenn International's territory. Echelon Corporation Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Rick Schuett comments, "Glenn International has a choice of the best manufacturers based on its strong position in the Caribbean and Central America, and we are proud that they have recognized Lumewave by Echelon ® as a leading solution for smart outdoor lighting control, and Echelon as their preferred provider partner. We look forward to working with them on municipal, campus and retail projects where we can enhance safety, comfort and energy savings." Ignacio Diaz, Director of Sales and Marketing for Glenn International states "With a complete offering of wireless RF and PLC (power line carrier) solutions and the most advanced software for managing and controlling outdoor illumination, combined with their unique 28 years of networking and communications experience, Echelon is redefining how we control lighting outdoors. Drawing on our own experience in datacom and networks, we were most impressed with their adaptive mentality to keep inventing and progressing in their approach to controls, and are quite excited about the opportunities with Echelon in the Caribbean and in Central America."
Glenn International will represent Echelon in the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama.About Echelon Corporation Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a pioneer in developing open-standard control networking platforms, delivers elements necessary to design, install, monitor and control industrial-strength 'communities of devices' within the lighting, building automation, Internet of Things and related markets worldwide. Echelon sells its lighting products under the Lumewave by Echelon brand and its building automation and other IIoT-related products as part of its IzoT™ platform. With more than 100 million Echelon-powered devices installed worldwide, Echelon helps its customers easily and safely migrate existing control systems to the most modern platforms, while bringing new devices and applications into an ever-growing global Industrial Internet. Echelon helps its customers reduce operational costs, enhance satisfaction and safety, grow revenues and perform better in both established and emerging markets. More information about Echelon can be found at www.echelon.com. Echelon, Echelon logo, LumInsight and Lumewave by Echelon are trademarks of Echelon Corporation that may be registered in the United States and other countries. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. This press release may contain statements relating to future plans, events or performance. Such statements may involve risks and uncertainties, the risk that Echelon's offerings by themselves or combined with other applications or offerings do not perform as designed or do not offer the expected benefits and savings; risks associated with international sales; and other risks identified in Echelon's SEC filings. Actual results, events and performance may differ materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Echelon undertakes no obligation to release publicly the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.