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News Release - January 2006

ICS Triplex ISaGRAF Receives the Prestigious Control Engineering Editors’ Choice Award for ISaGRAF 5.0

Montreal , Canada – January 16, 2006 – ICS Triplex ISaGRAF Inc. is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of Control Engineering Editors’ Choice Award for its latest software solution, ISaGRAF 5.0. Version 5.0 is the first commercially available software product to offer an IEC 61499 and IEC 61131 programming environment that allows users to rapidly prototype and create high quality control products.

The award is presented annually by the Control Engineering editors for those products deemed to have made an extraordinary market impact. Following the Editors’ Choice Awards, Control Engineering's subscribers are being asked to vote for their own favorites from among the editors’ 40 selections to determine the winners of the third annual Engineer’s Choice Awards. The winners will be revealed during the Editors' Choice awards ceremony at National Manufacturing Week, March 20-23, in Chicago .

“Throughout the year, Control Engineering editors cover thousands of products, and select from the ones with exceptional market impact, technological advancement, and service to the industry,” says Mark Hoske, Control Engineering’s Editor-in-Chief. “The editors nominate what we believe to be the best products based on those criteria from all we cover in print and at www.controleng.com.”

“We are delighted that Control Engineering has chosen ISaGRAF 5.0 as one of the finest products of 2005,” states Julien Chouinard , Managing Director of ICS Triplex ISaGRAF. “Having received two separate awards since its launch date just a couple of months ago, ISaGRAF 5.0 has certainly generated a great deal of interest and positive feedback. We are confident that with ISaGRAF 5.0, customers will see a significant return on investment.”