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PSC purchased the old Percon in 2000, and the Percon products and employees were merged into PSC. Percon ceased to exist. Datalogic purchased PSC couple years ago and now operate as Datalogic Scanning and Datalogic Mobile.
However, Percon has a great history in AIDC. It is a name associated with quality products and excellent service. All of the partners in the new Percon originally worked at the old Percon and we are committed to continuing that tradition.
Today’s big players do provide VMTs but they are a “step-child” to their product line. The VMT projects do not get the get the funding and resources that the PDTs projects do. The result is that the VMTs are generally behind in technology (few and slow upgrades) or the VMT offering is an OEM. There are just three US manufacturers that produce VMTs as their primary product and the majority of their sale are direct.
We did our homework when we did the marketing research in the viability of starting a VMT manufacturing company. Venture Development Corporation (VDC) also supplied us with solid industry financial and competitive data. The Reader’s Digest version is: VMTs’ are a $250 Million market with a CAGR of 7%. That offers Percon a great opportunity. We are not looking to be a multi billion dollars conglomerate. We’ll be VERY happy with 5% of the market and we plan to get there one rugged computer at a time!
Longer term plans include a portable rugged tablet. Essentially a VMT that is not limited to a vehicle mount. That will open opportunities in more industries.
Believe it or not but this is not the first time we’ve put a rugged computer together. Yes… we’ve done this before but for other companies. Our combined engineering, marketing, and sales experience in this industry is over 100 Years!
Our engineering and manufacturing process adheres to strict quality control processes. Remember… we’ve done this before.
Percon has the financial backing to pursue our plans. We’ve weathered the recession and 2010 should be a good year. The last year has shown that size doesn’t matter as much as careful planning and execution. We are planning for a controlled growth through a lean operation. Our intention is NOT to become a multi-billion dollar conglomerate but to attain a 5% market share of a $250 million market.