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Semaphore Announces RTU/SCADA Distribution Agreement With Simark Controls

LAKE MARY, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 -- CSE-Semaphore, a CSE Global company, welcomes Simark Controls Ltd. as a distribution partner for Semaphore's TBox and Kingfisher SCADA system product lines. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Simark Controls is a Semaphore authorized distributor for customers in western Canada including Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, and Yukon.

Simark Controls Ltd. is a 100% Canadian owned, service oriented, "Value Added Distributing Company" specializing in the sales and service of high-quality instrumentation, automation, and power products.

CSE-Semaphore's Kingfisher RTU line provides an advanced automation platform for SCADA system solutions, including redundant configurations, intelligent I/O, and open programming that is compliant with IEC 61131-3. Kingfisher is also the first RTU product line that is compliant with IEC 61499, the distributed processing and interoperability extension to IEC 61131-3. Kingfisher systems are well suited to large, demanding measurement and control applications that employ central stations.

TBox employs an innovative, decentralized architecture that enables the complete integration of programmable automation, alarm management, data logging, and IP telemetry in a single, rugged package. Simple yet powerful platforms leverage Web technologies and push messaging via e-mail, SMS text, and FTP. TBox systems are easy to configure and offer dramatically reduced costs versus traditional PLC and SCADA architectures.

CSE-Semaphore's Kingfisher and TBox RTU products are ideal for a broad range of monitoring and control applications in the oil & gas, water/wastewater, power asset management, broadcast / telecom, and transportation industries. For more information about Semaphore solutions, visit, or contact CSE-Semaphore at 1200 Chantry Place, Lake Mary, FL 32746, 407-333-3235.

About CSE-Semaphore

Established in 2006, CSE-Semaphore was the result of a merger of two CSE Global companies, RTUnet, of Australia, and TechnoTrade SA, of Belgium. For over 20 years, these companies have provided leading solutions for telemetry, automation, and remote monitoring and have an installed base of 100,000 devices. For more information, visit

CSE-Semaphore is a wholly owned subsidiary of CSE Global, a worldwide technologies provider in the industrial automation, telecommunications, environmental and healthcare markets. Headquartered in Singapore, it has more than 1500 qualified and technical staff operating a network of over 30 offices in 20 countries, spanning the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Its truly international business landscape is reflected by the fact that more than 90% of annual revenue is derived from outside Singapore. For more information, visit

About Simark Controls

Simark Controls Ltd. is a 100% Canadian owned, service oriented, "Value Added Distributing Company" specializing in the sales, packaging, and service of high quality instrumentation, automation, and power products. They provide state-of-the-art gas and fire detection products, variable frequency drives, step-up transformers for ESP (Electrical Submersible Pump), flow metering equipment, level monitoring equipment, and a series of compact programmable logic controllers (PLC) and gas flow computers that provide remote terminal unit (RTU) functions for use in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. Simark Controls specializes in the development and assembly of engineered variable frequency drive systems and automation product packaged solutions.

Incorporated in 1971, Simark Controls' head office and production facilities are located in Calgary, Alberta. Branch offices located in Edmonton, Alberta; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and Vancouver, British Columbia provide sales and service support. The highly skilled and trained employees of Simark are the key assets of the company. The technical staff is certified by the appropriate organizations in a variety of trades thus ensuring the quality and dependability of their products and services. For more information, visit

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