Memex Inc. Participating at SOUTH-TEC & the NTMA Fall Conference

BURLINGTON, ON / ACCESSWIRE / October 12, 2017 / Memex Inc. (”MEMEX”) (TSX-V: OEE), a global leader in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) manufacturing productivity software, today announced that it will be presenting the Company’s Data-Driven Manufacturing vision to SOUTH-TEC attendees in Greensville, South Carolina, from October 24 through 26, 2017 at SME’s Smart Manufacturing Hub, as well as exhibiting at booth number 1932.

Additionally, MEMEX will be participating at the NTMA Fall Conference from October 24 – 27 in San Antonio, Texas, where MEMEX President and CEO, David McPhail, will be part of the Ignite Session, ”Job Shops of the Future: Present vs. Future – Expectations of the Job Shop.” Earlier this month, MEMEX also participated in, and presented at, the IMPACT Manufacturing fall summit in Chicago, held on October 1 – 4 2017.

”Over the past few months, MEMEX has had increased manufacturer interest in MERLIN Tempus’ capabilities to uncover hidden operational value,” said Mr. McPhail. ”SOUTH-TEC, IMPACT, and the NTMA Fall Conference are industry leading events and great opportunities to present our manufacturing technology to prospective customers. We’re excited and proud to showcase MEMEX’s MERLIN Tempus to manufacturers that are actively seeking to reduce operating costs and boost productivity in their facilities.”

About SOUTH-TEC

SOUTH-TEC draws manufacturing suppliers, distributors, and equipment builders from across North America and around the world – bringing them together in Greenville, South Carolina. With hundreds of exhibiting companies, attendees can find all the latest technologies and services – plus the experts who build them – ready to demonstrate solutions that can help them grow their business. Visitors can make side-by-side comparisons, discover integrated equipment, hear about industry trends and forecasts, and leverage their purchasing power. For more information, please visit http://www.southteconline.com/.

About MEMEX

MEMEX was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machinery and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then, MEMEX has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of ”successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real Time. MEMEX’s software and hardware IIoT solution enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products have enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profit, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300 percent. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com.

Media Contact

Memex Inc.:
David McPhail, CEO
Phone: 519-993-1114
Email:David.McPhail@MemexOEE.com

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Manager
Phone: 905-635-3040 ext. 103
Email:Rashi.Rathore@MemexOEE.com

Investor Relations

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations
Phone: 416-565-2805
Email:Sean@SophicCapital.com

Memex Inc. Releases Q3-2017 Financial Results: Record Bookings and Backlog Set the Stage for a Return to Growth

Burlington, ON, Canada – August 28, 2017 – Memex Inc. (“Memex” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: OEE), a global leader in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) manufacturing productivity software, today released its third quarter financial and operational highlights for its 2017 fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2017. All results are reported in Canadian dollars.

Summary Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter Ended June 30, 2017:

  • Memex reported revenue of $529 thousand, 42% lower than the same quarter a year ago, but up 52% sequentially;
  • Gross margin of 56.4% was down from 72.5% reported the same quarter a year ago – (excluding Amortization and Client Services labour, which was down 16.1% in Q3-2017 vs 2016, gross margin is down only 7.3%).
  • Bookings[i] for the quarter were a record $1.04 million, up 16% from the same quarter a year ago, and 82% higher than Q2-2017;
  • The Company reported a net and comprehensive loss of $1.078 million for the quarter, equating to a $0.009 loss per share. This compares with a $447 thousand net and comprehensive loss in Q3 last year, and a $0.004 loss per share.
  • At June 30, 2017, the Company had $2.34 million in current assets including $1.60 million in cash and $976 thousand in working capital.

Management Commentary:

“Memex began F2017 with clients sitting on the side-lines due to uncertainties introduced during the 2016 U.S. election that impacted much of the discretionary spending within the US manufacturing sector. Mid-way through our third quarter this client behaviour appears to have shifted and we experienced a significant ramp in current and new customer engagement. Although our third quarter results were down year-over-year, we did improve by more than 50% over the prior quarter and are pleased to report record bookings of $1 million during Q3, as well as exiting the quarter with record backlog near $1.6 million,” said David McPhail, President and CEO of Memex.  “In addition, since the end of June we have announced over $480 thousand in purchase orders as demand from the U.S. manufacturing sector continues to ramp and more importantly, we recently announced our largest single-customer deployment with a plant wide adoption of our technology. Recent industry data also portrays an improving macro picture, with a U.S Commerce Department survey that showed factory activity rising to a 3-year high, and the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute report that June consumption increased 6% year-over-year, and year-to-date was up 5.8% compared to the same period in 2016. Based on our conversations with customers and prospects, we expect these trends to continue.”

Selected Financial Information for Q3 2017

   

Three-months period ended

June 30

 

   

Nine-months period ended

June 30

 

(Canadian dollars – in thousands except per share and margin%) 2017 2016 Change  

 

2017 2016 Change
Revenue 529 919     42%   1,381 2,104 –    34%
Bookingsi 1,041 895 +   16%   2,004 2,605 –    23%
Gross margin % 56.4 72.5     50.5 64.0  
Operating expenses 1,364 1,188 +   15%   3,799 3,571 +      6%
Cash utilized in operating activities1 1,005 441 +  128%   (2,910) (2,061) +    41%
Net and comprehensive loss for the period (1,078) (447) +  141%   (3,103) (2,079) +    49%
Basic and diluted loss per share – period (0.009) (0.004) +  113%   (0.027) (0.021) –     29%
  1. Before changes in non-cash working capital balances.
 

As at

(Canadian dollars – in thousands except WC ratio)

 

June 30,  2017 September 30, 2016  

 

       
Cash on hand 1,601 2,899          
Current assets 2,339 4,156          
Total assets 2,782 4,639          
Current liabilities 1,363 1,047          
Working capital* 976 3,109          
Working capital ratio** 1.72 to 1 3.97 to 1          
Backlogii 1,567 848          

*   Working Capital = current assets – current liabilities

**  Working Capital ratio = current assets / current liabilities

Summary Financial Highlights for the Nine-months Ended June 30, 2017:

  • Memex reported revenue of $1.381 million, 34% lower than the same period a year ago;
  • Gross margin of 50.5% was down from 64.0% reported the same period a year ago (excluding Amortization and Client Services labour, which is up 1.3% in the current YTD, GM% is down only 3.9% YTD over a year ago).;
  • Bookings[ii] for the period were $2.00 million, down 23% from the same period a year ago;
  • The Company reported a net and comprehensive loss of $3.10 million for the period, equating to a $0.027 loss per share. This compares with a $2.08 million net and comprehensive loss in the prior year period, and a $021 loss per share; and

Q3 2017 and Subsequent Operational Highlights:

  • Memex generated $1.04 million in bookings for Q3-2017, its highest ever quarterly achievement, and finished the quarter with $1.57 million in backlog, the highest level the Company has ever seen;
  • The Company secured its largest ever single-customer project, SEW Eurodrive, worth more than $450 thousand dollars for a plant-wide MERLIN implementation;
  • The Company restructured its Sales Management and hired new VP of Sales, John Artman, to mine Memex’s existing U.S. Pipeline, and to develop new markets and growth opportunities;
  • The Company engaged SalesForce to assist and monitor the Company’s sales development activities; and
  • The Company announced (via Press Release) August 21, 2017 its engagement of Eight Capital to assist in raising $1.5 million to $2.0 million in capital through the sale of Memex securities.

About Memex Inc.

Memex was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machine and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then Memex has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of “successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. Memex is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real-Time. Memex’s software and hardware IIoT solution enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products have enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profit, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300 per cent. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com

For investor inquiries please contact:

Ed Crymble, Chief Financial Officer

905-331-4343

ed.crymble@MemexOEE.com

 

David McPhail, President & CEO

519-993-1114

david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations

416-565-2801

sean@sophiccapital.com

 

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation services provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

i & ii  These non-IFRS financial measures are identified, defined and reconciled to their closest IFRS measures, revenue and unearned revenue, within our Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the periods ended March 31, 2017 and 2016, in the section “Other Financial Measures.”  That MD&A is available at www.sedar.com under our company profile.

Memex Q3 2017 Financial Statements  | Memex Q3 2017 MDA

Memex Announces $1.5 Million Private Placement

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 22, 2017) –

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Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:OEE) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of engagement with Eight Capital acting as sole bookrunner and lead agent, on behalf of a syndicate (together, the “Agents”), under which the Agents have agreed to offer for sale units of the Company (the “Units”), on a “best efforts” private placement basis, subject to all required regulatory approvals, at a price per Unit of $0.16 (the “Issue Price”) for total gross proceeds of up to approximately $1,500,000 (the “Offering”).

Each Unit shall consist of one common share of the Company (a “Share”) and one-half of one Share purchase warrant (each full warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant shall entitle the holder thereof to acquire one Share at a price of $0.25 for a period of 24 months following the closing of the Offering. In the event that the closing sale price of the Company’s common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is greater than $0.35 per Share for a period of 20 consecutive trading days at any time after the closing of the Offering, the Company may accelerate the expiry date of the Warrants by giving notice to the holders thereof and in such case the Warrants will expire on the 30th day after the date on which such notice is given by the Company.

The Company has granted the Agents an option to offer for sale up to an additional $500,000 of the Units, at the Issue Price, exercisable in whole or in part at any time for a period of up to 48 hours prior to the closing date of the Offering.

The net proceeds from the Offering will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes. The securities issued under the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period from the date of closing of the Offering in addition to any other restrictions under applicable law.

The closing date of the Offering is scheduled to be on or about September 12, 2017 and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any State in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and applicable state securities laws.

About MEMEX

Memex Inc. was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machinery and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then MEMEX has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of “successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real Time. MEMEX’s software and hardware IIoT solution enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products have enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profit, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300 per cent. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com

Cautionary Notes

Certain statements contained in this news release, constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements relating to, among other things the expected completion of the Offering and the Corporation’s ability to obtain necessary approvals from the TSX Venture Exchange. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. MEMEX believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and should not be unduly relied upon. Information on additional risks related to MEMEX’s business is included in our management’s discussion and analysis of our financial results for the year ended September 30, 2016 which may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. These forward-looking statements and information speak only as of the date of this news release. MEMEX does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

CONTACT INFORMATION

MEMEX’s Sales Execution Continue; Over $300,000 in Net-New Purchase Orders & Component Sales

BURLINGTON, ON / ACCESSWIRE / August 15, 2017 / Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: OEE), a global leader in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) manufacturing productivity software, announced today that in the 30-day period ending August 14, 2017, it has received more than $300 thousand in net-new purchase orders and component sales. In combination with MEMEX’s previous press release, the Company has announced in excess of $780 thousand (at today’s exchange rate) worth of purchase orders since July 12th, 2017.

“An increasing number of manufacturers are recognizing the compelling value proposition of IIoT and Data-Driven Manufacturing, leading them to select MEMEX as their vendor of choice,” said MEMEX President and CEO, David McPhail. “The Company has experienced an increase in purchase activity from multiple end customers that represent a diverse set of manufacturing sectors including oil and gas, industrial pumps, and industrial painting equipment. MEMEX’s MERLIN Tempus continues to offer our clients the capability to gain new, real-time insights into exactly what is happening on their factory floors, whether they are physically onsite, or observing their operations remotely. Our unsolicited, inbound inquiries continue to increase, as do client referrals, and current customer site expansion opportunities. When these sales activities are combined with our diligent trade show and thought leadership marketing efforts, designed to secure more sales opportunities and bring on additional new customers, we believe that the recent net-new orders are just the beginning.”

About MEMEX

Memex Inc. was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machinery and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then MEMEX has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of “successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real Time. MEMEX’s software and hardware IIoT solution enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products have enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profit, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300 per cent. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com.

For investor inquiries please contact:

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Manager
905-635-3040 ext. 103
Rashi.Rathore@MemexOEE.com

David McPhail, President & CEO
519-993-1114|
david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations
416-565-2805
sean@sophiccapital.com

MEMEX Announces $500 thousand Deal with SEW-EURODRIVE for Plant-Wide Deployment of MEMEX MERLIN TEMPUS EE

Another MERLIN Pilot Transitions into Full Plant Rollout

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Jul 12, 2017) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) announced it has received a purchase order from SEW-EURODRIVE for $500 thousand (approx.) in a plant-wide deployment of MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition (EE) and MERLIN DNC software.

SEW-EURODRIVE, the Lyman, South Carolina-based producer of gearmotors and drive-based automation solutions, will install MEMEX’s machine-monitoring solutions onto most of the factory equipment housed in its 250,000 square-foot manufacturing facility.

“SEW-EURODRIVE researched very carefully for the right supplier of automated machine monitoring solutions and determined that MEMEX’s MERLIN was best able to capture the quality of data we were looking for,” said Jess Galloway, SEW-EURODRIVE’s Manufacturing Superintendent. Chuck Chandler, Plant Manager, added, “It is important for a world class manufacturing facility to have visibility of all operations and the use of these advanced data-driven manufacturing techniques extends our competitive edge.”

“We’re proud that SEW-EURODRIVE selected MEMEX after a thorough and careful competitive evaluation process,” said MEMEX President and CEO David McPhail. “SEW-EURODRIVE started with a MERLIN pilot, and has now committed to a full-plant roll-out of MERLIN Tempus EE and MERLIN DNC. This says a lot about how much value SEW-EURODRIVE places in the adoption of a data-driven manufacturing approach and in the MEMEX solution, in particular. We’re excited to work with SEW-EURODRIVE and are looking forward to helping this industry-leading manufacturer use data-driven manufacturing to achieve its business productivity and efficiency goals.”

About MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition and MERLIN DNC
The MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition works on MEMEX’s core MERLIN software platform, enhancing machine monitoring capabilities by adding additional metrics like Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) — the industry standard measure of factory efficiency.

MERLIN DNC is a software plug-in to the MERLIN platform. It offers a browser-based interface that connects legacy CNC tools to modern networks, and allows CNC programs and data to be easily transferred.

About SEW-EURODRIVE
SEW-EURODRIVE is a world leader in drive technology and a pioneer in drive-based automation. Since introducing the gearmotor in 1931, the company has had a history of innovations, including the first variable speed gearmotor, early electronic drives, and the first motor with energy-efficient copper rotors. Over the last seven years, the company’s Lyman, South Carolina plant has more than doubled its manufacturing capacity to meet growing customer demand.

About MEMEX
Memex Inc. was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machinery and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then MEMEX has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of “successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real Time. MEMEX’s software and hardware IIoT solution enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products have enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profit, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300 per cent. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com

 

For investor inquiries please contact:

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Manager

905-635-3040 ext. 103

Rashi.Rathore@MemexOEE.com

 

David McPhail, President & CEO

519-993-1114

david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

 

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations

416-565-2805

sean@sophiccapital.com

Recent surge leads to more than $380 Thousand in purchase orders for MEMEX

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Jun 27, 2017) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) announced today that in the past six weeks (ending June 21, 2017) it has received more than $380 thousand of purchase orders. These are an aggregate of net-new orders and follow-on orders from existing customers.

“We believe these stronger recent results are an indication that the U.S. manufacturing technology market is beginning to strengthen, and that MEMEX’s efforts to revitalize its sales process and strategy are proving effective,” said MEMEX president and CEO David McPhail. “Existing customers are seeing significant improvements in the operating efficiency of the machines already connected in real time to the corporate network via MERLIN. These customers are now extending those benefits to the rest of their equipment to maximize both productivity and profits.”

Beyond existing customers expanding their deployments with MERLIN, new customers are also recognizing MEMEX as the vendor of choice with proven solutions that work on industry standards to help them remotely manage and monitor their equipment in real time and gain a better perspective of exactly what is happening on their shop floors.

“We are starting not only to see a recovery in US manufacturing spending, but we also feel more confident in the recent changes at MEMEX, including hiring a new U.S.-based vice president of sales, allowing a key executive to focus on business development and marketing, and reinvigorating the sales force,” said Mr. McPhail. “I believe the recent net-new orders are just the beginning. MEMEX has been working diligently to secure more sales and bring on additional new customers.”

About MEMEX

MEMEX was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machinery and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then, MEMEX has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of “successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future,” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real Time. MEMEX’s software and hardware IIoT solutions enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products have enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profits, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300%. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com.

REQUIRED CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Certain statements contained in this news release, including statements related to MEMEX’s belief that the recent net-new orders are just the beginning and that MEMEX has been working diligently to secure more sales and bring on additional new customers, constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements. MEMEX believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and should not be unduly relied upon. In particular, no assurance can be given that the current trend in net-new orders will continue or that that MEMEX will secure more sales or bring on additional customers. Information on additional risks related to MEMEX’s business is included in our management’s discussion and analysis of our financial results for the year ended September 30, 2016 which may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. These forward-looking statements and information speak only as of the date of this news release. MEMEX does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

For investor inquiries please contact:

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Manager

Phone: 905-635-3040 ext. 103

Email: Rashi.Rathore@MemexOEE.com

 

David McPhail, President & CEO

519-993-1114

david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

 

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations

416-565-2805

sean@sophiccapital.com

 

MEMEX Restructures Sales Management to Capitalize on U.S. Manufacturing Recovery

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Jun 26, 2017) – MEMEX Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) today announced management changes to capitalize on the growing number of sales opportunities precipitating from the rebound in U.S. manufacturing.

MEMEX has hired John Artman as the Company’s Vice President of Sales. Mr. Artman will leverage his past senior management sales experience to mine MEMEX’s existing U.S. pipeline and develop new markets and growth opportunities. John Rattray, has transitioned from Vice President of Sales to Senior Vice-President of Business Development and Marketing.

“MEMEX weathered an extended period of business uncertainty stemming from the vague capital cost allowance and NAFTA policies of both U.S. presidential election candidates. Data from the Association of Manufacturing Technology (AMT) now indicates that U.S. manufacturers are comfortable with the new political reality and are investing in capital infrastructure again,” said MEMEX President and CEO David McPhail. “Given this, we felt it was best to refocus our human capital. I’m very pleased that John Rattray has gladly accepted the challenge to lead our marketing team. I’m also delighted that an industry sales veteran like John Artman saw the potential presented by MERLIN TEMPUS to optimize American manufacturing, leading him to join the Company.”

Mr. Artman, who is based in Sellersburg, Indiana, is an electrical engineer who has held senior management and sales positions at numerous U.S.-based automation and manufacturing technology companies. Most recently, he was Vice President of Sales, Business Development and Marketing at Simplimatic Automation. Before that, he held senior positions at Bishop-Wisecarver Group, Jacobs Automation, Bodine Assembly & Test Systems and Wright Industries. Mr. Artman will continue to work from his office in Indiana.

“The value proposition presented by MERLIN TEMPUS surpasses all other industry solutions,” said Mr. Artman. “MEMEX is a growing company, and industry adoption of MERLIN is a testament to the Company’s strong leadership, vision and teams. I am starting to see increased confidence from U.S. manufacturers who seem ready to make purchasing decisions to grow revenues, reduce costs, and increase profitability. I’m convinced that that MEMEX’s MERLIN software platform will become a key component for manufacturers to achieve these goals.”

Mr. Rattray added, “With MEMEX’s growth and the indications of a U.S. manufacturing recovery, it makes sense to expand our sales management into the U.S. Adding John to the team and giving him the responsibility to lead our sales growth allows me to focus more intently on business development, brand development, and marketing.”

Mr. McPhail also noted that these management changes better position the Company to meet the growing demand for Data-Driven Manufacturing solutions — a demand he expects to increase as more manufacturers add new technology and equipment to their facilities. To optimize the performance of the additional machines, McPhail says Data-Driven Manufacturing — the process which automates machine monitoring and management — will be required to ensure the equipment is being used in the most efficient manner possible.

U.S. Manufacturing Recovery

AMT-compiled data indicates that manufacturers are again spending on new equipment. Manufacturing technology orders totalled $324.46 million during the month of April 2017, a 12.3% year-over-year increase from April 2016. From January 1, 2017 through April 30, 2017, orders were up 2.1% compared to the same period in 2016. AMT also found business confidence among U.S. manufacturers was at its highest level in 13 years.

About MEMEX

MEMEX was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machine and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then, MEMEX has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of “successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real Time. MEMEX’s software and hardware IIoT solutions enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products have enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profits, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300%. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com.

 

For investor inquiries please contact:

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Manager

Phone: 905-635-3040 ext. 103

Email: Rashi.Rathore@MemexOEE.com

 

David McPhail, President & CEO

519-993-1114

david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

 

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations

416-565-2805

sean@sophiccapital.com

 

Memex Inc. Presenting at the IMPACT Manufacturing and EASTEC Summits

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – May 4, 2017) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) today announced that President and CEO David McPhail will present the Company’s smart manufacturing vision at IMPACT Manufacturing Spring Summit on May 7 through 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada at 11.00 am on May 8th 2017. Additionally, MEMEX will be participating at EASTEC, May 16 – 18 in West Springfield, Massachusetts and David McPhail will be presenting at the Smart Manufacturing Hub.

“The IMPACT Manufacturing and EASTEC summits are dedicated to helping manufacturers increase productivity,” said Mr. McPhail. “These forums are perfect to showcase MERLIN Tempus smart manufacturing features to an audience focused on optimizing operations. We look forward to returning to these conferences, sharing our best practices, and showing manufacturers how MERLIN can unlock value hidden within their facilities.”

About the IMPACT Manufacturing Spring Summit

Hosted twice a year, IMPACT Manufacturing Summit is the leading executive level conference for the manufacturing industry in the U.S. The program delivers a unique mixture of: strategic presentations and panels from industry thought leaders, real world customer led case studies, targeted research meetings with leading solution providers, and engaging networking opportunities with high profile industry peers. For more information, visit http://www.impactspring.com.

About EASTEC

EASTEC, New England’s premier manufacturing exposition, returns May 16 through 18, 2017. With more than 500 exhibitors, complimentary conference sessions, industry keynotes, and much more, EASTEC is an event dedicated to keeping northeast manufacturers competitive. It’s where manufacturing ideas, processes and products that make an impact in the northeast region, are highlighted through exhibits, education and networking events. The event offers a unique chance to connect with resources that can solve your company’s most pressing problems, improve productivity and increase profits. It’s clear why so many business owners, engineers, designers, production managers and purchasing executives attend EASTEC to keep their operations current. EASTEC brings human ingenuity and manufacturing brilliance together. For more information, visit http://www.easteconline.com.

About MEMEX

MEMEX was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machine and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then MEMEX has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of “successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real-Time. MEMEX’s software and hardware IIoT solution enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products has enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profit, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300 per cent. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com.

Media Contact

Memex Inc.:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Manager

Phone: 905-635-3040 ext. 103

Email: Rashi.Rathore@MemexOEE.com

 

Investor Relations

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations

Phone: 416-565-2805

Email: Sean@SophicCapital.com

 

MEMEX Recognized as one of the Strongest Performing Companies on the TSX Venture Exchange

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Feb 23, 2017) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) announces today that it was recognized as a 2017 TSX Venture 50 Company. The TSX Venture 50™ are the 50 strongest performing companies (out of 1,643 listings) on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Memex was ranked 4th in the Technology category (out of 131 listings) based on a ranking formula which equally weights market cap, trading volume, and share price. To commemorate this achievement, CEO David McPhail will join other TSX Venture 50 representatives at a market opening ceremony on Friday, February 24th, 2017.

“It is an honour to be selected as one of the leading technology companies for the TSX Venture 50,” said David McPhail. “The award is a testament to our corporate vision, innovative product offerings, and execution in the growing Industrial Internet of Things market. We are well positioned in IIoT and are excited about our growth opportunity in 2017 and beyond. This achievement was made possible through the continued support and confidence MEMEX received from its employees, shareholders, customers, and other business partners.”

About TSX Venture 50:

The TSX Venture 50 is an annual ranking by the TMX Group of 50 upcoming companies on the TSX Venture Exchange. The list is determined by assigning equal weighting to share price appreciation, trading volume, and market capitalization growth. The companies in the list have results in key measures of market performance.

About MEMEX:

MEMEX was founded with a vision to improve the way automated machine and production equipment work and connect on the factory floor. Since then MEMEX has proved itself a pioneer in IIoT time and again. The company is committed to its mission of “successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and envisions converting every machine into a node on the corporate network, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX is the developer of MERLIN, an award-winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real-Time. MEMEX’s software and hardware IIoT solution enable customers to achieve tangible IIoT-centric business outcomes. The MERLIN software suite and connectivity products has enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity and a 20%-plus increase in profit, on average. Additionally, customers have secured payback in less than four months, which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300 per cent. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com.

Media Contacts

Memex Inc.: David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Manager

Phone: 905-635-3040 ext 103

Email: Rashi.Rathore@MemexOEE.com

 

Investor Relations

Sean Peasgood, Investor Relations

Phone: 416-565-2805

Email: Sean@SophicCapital.com

Click here to download the 2017 TSX Venture 50 Winners

MEMEX Inc. announces MERLIN Tempus™ and MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition Available for First Customer Ship (FCS)

Customer Beta Trial Feedback is Encouraging

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Feb 21, 2017) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) is pleased to announce the official release of MERLIN Tempus and MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition (EE), the next generation of our award-winning MERLIN Manufacturing Execution System software platforms.

Dave McPhail, President and CEO of MEMEX Inc., stated, “Following our Tempus debut at IMTS last September, we received significant interest in the platform’s next-generation, machine monitoring / analytics capabilities. Several of these inquiries led to beta tests with a number of clients and prospects, and their feedback was overwhelmingly positive.

With MERLIN Tempus and MERLIN Tempus EE, MEMEX is again redefining what it means to truly know what is happening in your manufacturing operations, regardless of industry vertical served. MEMEX has long been recognized as the leader in both shop floor monitoring, as well as providing MTConnect software and hardware solutions for any piece of manufacturing equipment on the plant floor. These new products will further differentiate MEMEX from the competition.

MEMEX’s entirely new software and hardware platforms build upon the success of the current award-winning MERLIN software suite and connectivity products, which has enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of a 50% increase in productivity, a 20% plus increase in profit on just a 10% increase in OEE and payback in less than four months, which all equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300%.”

About MERLIN Tempus and MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition:

MERLIN Tempus is an open and extensible Manufacturing Execution System (MES) platform that offers the next generation of tools and a dynamic configurable dashboard that provides a complete customizable view of shop floor operations. Tempus is Latin for time. MERLIN Tempus measures and analyzes manufacturing time. MERLIN Tempus tells manufacturers exactly how time is being used on their shop floors, with operators, with sensors and with any type of manufacturing asset. Developed using state-of-the-art software engineering technologies, including .NET and RESTful API’s, MERLIN Tempus delivers green-light metrics and analytical capabilities to effectively reduce downtime while increasing throughput and profits. MERLIN Tempus EE extends the capabilities of the MERLIN Tempus platform with full Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and integrated job scheduling. MERLIN Tempus supports MTConnect, Fanuc Focas, Fanuc I/O link to MTConnect®, OPC and other software protocols.

MERLIN Tempus and MERLIN Tempus EE are highly scalable, extensible and are open Manufacturing Execution System platforms. This is significant because it greatly simplifies and truly enables customers and partners to build upon the countless features and services MERLIN Tempus has to offer.

About MEMEX:

MEMEX, the developer of MERLIN, an award winning IIoT technology platform that delivers tangible increases in manufacturing productivity in Real-Time, is the global leader in machine to machine connectivity solutions. Committed to its mission of “Successfully transforming factories of today into factories of the future” and encouraged by the accelerating adoption and success of MERLIN, MEMEX is relentlessly pursuing the development of increasingly innovative solutions suitable in the IIoT era. MEMEX envisions converting every machine into a node on corporate networks, thereby, creating visibility from shop-floor-to-top-floor. MEMEX, with its deep commitment towards machine connectivity, offers solutions that are focused on finding hidden capacity by measuring and managing Real-Time data. This empowers MEMEX’s customers to effectively quantify and manage OEE, reduce costs and incorporate strategies for continuous lean improvement. For more information, please visit: www.MemexOEE.com.

Media Contacts

David McPhail
CEO
Phone: 519-993-1114
Email: david.mcphail@memexoee.com

Rashi Rathore
Marketing Manager
Phone: 905-635-3040 ext 103
Email: Rashi.Rathore@memexoee.com

Investor Relations
Sean Peasgood
Investor Relations
Phone: 416-565-2805
Email: Sean@SophicCapital.com