Turnpike Technologies selects new manufacturer for EOBR

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Blonder Tongue Laboratories announced an agreement with Buffalo City Center Leasing to provide manufacturing, research and development and product support to Buffalo City for an electronic on board recorder (EOBR) that Buffalo City is producing for Turnpike Global Technologies, LLC. It is anticipated that this three year agreement will provide up to $4 million in product sales for Blonder Tongue.

“After researching the market our decision to have Blonder Tongue manufacture our RouteTracker product was a strategic one. Blonder Tongue provides Turnpike the capacity to meet market demands for our solution as well as industry leading engineering to assist in technological advancements,” commented Brendan Staub, President and CEO of Turnpike.

RouteTracker is an EOBR that combines GPS and engine diagnostic information for small, medium, and large vehicle fleets. The device is easily installed and provides customers with options for Electronic Hours of Service (HOS) and Completely Automated IFTA Fuel Tax Reporting. RouteTracker includes flexibility to connect with multiple handheld devices such as Bluetooth cellular phones, and Windows Mobile devices. The HOS application is fully compliant with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Regulation 395.15. All data is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via a secure website that can be accessed via the Internet. For more information, visit www.turnpikeglobal.com.

“We’re excited to enter into this new arena and support the efforts of Turnpike Global. There is strong synergy between the parties with Turnpike’s technology, product and market knowledge, Blonder Tongue’s expertise in radio frequency electronic equipment design and manufacturing and Buffalo City’s financing,” said James A. Luksch, CEO of Blonder Tongue.

Founded in 1950, Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. has evolved from a manufacturer of electronic equipment for the private cable industry to a principal provider of integrated network solutions and technical services to broadband service providers in the multiple dwelling unit, lodging and hospitality, and institutional cable markets. The Company designs, manufactures, and supplies a comprehensive line of equipment to deliver video (analog & digital), high speed data and voice services over integrated coaxial and fiber optic broadband networks today and over packet based, Internet protocol networks of the future.

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