Informative Graphics Corp. and Router Solutions Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership
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Informative Graphics Corp. and Router Solutions Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership

Joint Partnership to Combine ECAD with MCAD into a Complete Web
Publishing, Visualization and Markup Solution for Downstream Users

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2003-- Informative Graphics Corp. (IGC), a leader in Web-document and collaboration technology, Router Solutions Inc. (RSI), a recognized leader in the electronics industry for ECAD interface, data preparation and analysis tools, announce the signing of a strategic partnership agreement that will combine the expertise of both companies to extend publishing, viewing and collaboration technologies for downstream users of design data.

RSI's CAMCAD technology reads more than 45 file types including graphics, PCB layout, schematics, test and CAM applications supporting all major industry formats and leading ECAD software. CAMCAD provides faster and more accurate data preparation validating that ECAD data is complete, verified and optimized for design or manufacturing applications. The CAMCAD product line provides viewing tools tailored for design-to-design translation, design to manufacturing, data viewing and graphical viewing.

Informative Graphics provides easy-to-deploy and easy-to-use publishing, viewing and markup software components, as well as intranet/extranet collaborative solutions for downstream users of MCAD 2D/3D design content and documents. Both companies view the agreement as a natural blending of two established and proven technology sets for MCAD/Imaging/Documents with ECAD.

"Our objective here is to partner with the best, and RSI's market expertise, reputation and technology leadership in the ECAD space speak for themselves," said Gary Heath, president and CEO at IGC. "The mutual strengths of both companies allow us to deliver the widest array of formats and highest level of ongoing support for office, image, 2D and 3D MCAD and ECAD files. We're very excited about what we can do together," he added.

"The range, fidelity and simplicity of our ECAD interface tools benefits downstream users and processes by presenting data in a uniform, reliable and consistent manner," said Dino Ditta, president at RSI. "The RSI-Informative Graphics partnership provides comprehensive capabilities that are unmatched by any single company. This is a partnership that will greatly extend the usability of corporate design content to a wide variety of internal users and supply partners."

About Informative Graphics

Informative Graphics Corp. (IGC), founded in 1990, is a leading developer of commercial software products for Web publishing, visualization and collaboration. IGC products are renowned for their cost-saving value, ease of use, features and scalability. With its products deployed by hundreds of corporations, OEM partners and service providers worldwide, IGC is an international company maintaining offices in the United States and Europe, as well as key distribution partners in Japan, Asia and Latin America. The company maintains a Web site at

About Router Solutions Inc.

Router Solutions Inc. develops, markets and supports software technology for ECAD translation, data preparation, data analysis and collaborative viewing for the printed circuit design, manufacturing and test environments. RSI focuses on delivery of software applications that result in faster, more accurate workflow and lower design-to-build costs. For more information about CAMCAD 4.0 or other RSI products visit:

Note to Editors: Informative Graphics is a registered trademark, and Brava!, Net-It and MYRIAD are trademarks of Informative Graphics Corp. All other names are property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Informative Graphics Corp., Phoenix
             Bill Gould, 602/971-6061, ext. 144 
             Fax: 602/971-1714
Email Contact
             Router Solutions Inc., Newport Beach, Calif.
             Jay Boyd, 949/737-4567