API, Inc. and Northern Apex Corporation Chosen to Manufacture Data Destruction Devices
Fort Wayne, Indiana (PRWEB) May 11, 2008
Proton Data Security, Inc. has chosen API, Inc. and Northern Apex Corporation for the manufacturing of their Data Destruction Devices.
Proton Data Security is a Florida-based business with international ties throughout Europe. They offer compliance consulting, R&D, new product and service innovation. In addition to data security consulting , Proton’s current line includes, secure data destruction magnetic and optical media products (for hard drives, tape, disc magnetic media and CD/DVD optical media) through an exclusive license with Proton Engineering, Inc. Proton Engineering has been in the data destruction business since 1987 and has worked closely with the NSA in developing products. Five existing products are on the NSA and DoD approved list. “API Alliance has a nice blend of mechanical and electrical engineering knowledge and a highly skilled electro-mechanical assembly team, which made them the right choice for our manufacturing needs,” said Dr. Ali Ebadian, CTO for Proton Data Security, Inc.
Mike Gigli, General Manager or API Alliance, Inc., stated, “API is excited to add Proton to our existing customer base. The ability to produce products that help secure personal identity and data integrity utilizing cutting edge technology, combined with the electro-mechanical assembly makes this a perfect fit.” Gigli continued, “Because of this partnership, API will be looking at adding several positions to our team as the contract ramps up over the next several months.”
API and Northern Apex formerly operated as one entity, but in January of this year, they diversified into 2 distinct corporations. This expansion has allowed both corporations to focus on their core competencies; API focuses on Electro-Mechanical design and assembly and Northern Apex focuses on RFID design and integration services. John Lobo, CEO of Proton Data Security, Inc., said, “We are committed to manufacturing all our products in the US and with our vision for future product development including the integration of RFID technology, the API – Northern Apex family of corporations was right choice for both our current production and future product development needs.”
About API Alliance, Inc
API Alliance, Inc. has nearly 15 years of contract assembly experience which combines expertise in Custom Electronics Assembly and Electro-Mechanical Assembly to provide the customer with everything from a Critical Sub Assembly delivery to a Complete Turnkey Solution. API is a contract manufacturer of complete products as well as custom Electronic and Electro-Mechanical Assemblies, focusing on Circuit Board Assembly, Operator Interface Panels, Communication Controls, Portable Test Boxes, and Automated Test Equipment. API also provides quick turn prototype assembly capabilities that allow customers to get from design to production more efficiently. To learn more about API Alliance, Inc. services, visit http://www.APIAllianceInc.com.
About Northern Apex
Northern Apex-RFID is a pioneer and a leader in cost effective, quick-turn, RFID integrated solutions. Since 1998 Northern Apex has deployed read only, read/write, active and passive RFID solutions based on smart chip technology. Northern Apex is considered the most diversified RFID solution provider in the country because of the range and complexity of the solutions they have delivered over the past ten years. These include vehicle dealership management, jewelry inventory control, critical process control, manufacturing process integration, pharmaceutical item and multi-pack verification, container data management, asset tracking, maintenance and calibration, product authenticity, security and event timing. Additional information about Northern Apex-RFID can be found at http://www.NorthernApex-RFID.com.
Proton Data Security manufactures degaussers and declassification systems in the USA, partnering with distributors and resellers to reach national and international markets. Proton also provides R&D and consulting services to firms for electronic data security compliance. To learn more about Proton and its products and services, visit http://www.protondatasecurity.com.
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