MEMEX Wins CIX Top 20 Award

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Nov 15, 2016) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) announces that the Company is the recipient of the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) Top 20 Award. MEMEX was selected as one of Canada’s “Top 20” hottest innovative public technology companies. Hundreds of company profiles were reviewed and the winners were chosen by a selection committee comprised of technology experts and investors from across the country. CEO David McPhail will be making a presentation at the CIX Public Investor Day on the afternoon of November 23, between 4.00 – 4.40 pm, in Toronto at the MaRS Discovery District.

“It is an honour to win a CIX Top 20 award and be recognized as a leading Canadian innovator,” said Mr. McPhail. “I would like to thank CIX for organizing the public investor day and allowing MEMEX to share its story with investors.”

About the Canadian Innovation Exchange:

The Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) is a showcase for great Canadian innovation while catalyzing strategic relationships and transactions across this dynamic sector. Its objective is to bring together the key leaders and protagonists of technology-based innovation in order to learn from each other and to showcase and celebrate the tremendous innovative products, services and technologies that exist today and are providing the fuel for our economy to grow. The CIX is over three days, CIX FinTECH on Nov 21, Canadian Innovation Exchange on Nov 22 and CIX Public Investor Day on Nov 23.

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 the 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 further information, visitwww.MemexOEE.com

Media Contact                                                                                 

Memex Inc.:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Specialist

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 President and CEO Presenting at StableView TECH16, Toronto

Burlington, Ontario, Canada – October 14, 2016 – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:OEE) announces that President and CEO David McPhail will present the Company’s investment thesis at StableView Asset Management Inc.’s TECH16 conference on Tuesday, October 18 in Toronto.  Mr. McPhail will also provide a corporate update and participate in a Q&A session afterwards.

“StableView Asset Management has a successful history of investing in technology companies,” said Mr. McPhail. “Their track record draws Toronto’s capital markets community to their TECH16 Conference. We’re excited to tell our story to these professionals at this forum.”

The StableView TECH16 Conference is being held at the Arcadian Loft, located at 401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 8th floor. To attend Mr. McPhail’s presentation, please register for the StableView TECH16 Conference at https://eventmobi.com/tech16/.

About the StableView TECH16 Conference:

The StableView TECH16 conference is Canada’s premiere Technology Event in Canada curated by a buy-side firm. The event brings all capital market participants together including institutional and retail buy-side, broker dealers and service providers all under one roof. The goal of the event is to showcase Canadian Tech companies – both private and public and help further familiarize and educate the Canadian capital market participants to the investment opportunities in Canadian Technology. For more information about the StableView TECH16 Conference, please go to https://eventmobi.com/tech16/.

The selected charity for the StableView TECH16 Conference is Diaper Bank of Toronto. They help fill a critical and otherwise unmet need for Diapers among the most vulnerable in our community. More information and donations can be made at www.diaperbank.ca.

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 the 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 further information, visit www.MemexOEE.com

Media Contact                                                                                 

Memex Inc.:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Specialist

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. Gains Industry Attention at IMTS 2016

$500,000 of New Orders Received Since the Show

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Oct 5, 2016) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) announces that in the two weeks since the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016, MEMEX has secured an aggregate of half a million dollars in new purchase orders. Purchase orders were received  from a combination of new customers to MEMEX, as well as follow-on orders from existing MEMEX customers.

IMTS is the largest trade show of its kind in North America with over 115,000+ attendees and was held in Chicago, between September 12th to the 17th. Many large businesses shop for the best solution at IMTS and hold-off making any large capital purchases until after the trade show.

“MEMEX’s attendance at IMTS generated quality leads with the potential to connect thousands of machines for MEMEX over the next several years,” said David McPhail, MEMEX’s President and CEO. “We also had meaningful discussions with many potential industry leading partners, wanting to leverage the value offered by high-quality IIoT software, where we could jointly work with their salespeople to drive our products into major accounts.”

“We’ve seen a major transition within the manufacturing community that shows technology adoption future,” said John Rattray, Vice President of Sales. “At the last IMTS show two years ago, most manufacturers did not quite grasp the concepts of Real-Time OEE or Data-Driven Manufacturing. This year, prospects that visited our booth seemed to be far more in tune with the business value of Smart Manufacturing. The industry appears to be recognizing that IIoT technology is ‘game-changing,’ and they need it to stay competitive.”

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 the 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

Forward-Looking Statements

The statement “MEMEX’s attendance at IMTS generated quality leads with the potential to connect thousands of machines for MEMEX over the next several years,” is a forward-looking statement. This statement represents the number of manufacturing machines operated by the ‘quality leads’ generated from the IMTS Show. However, there is no guarantee that the quality leads will proceed with the purchase of MEMEX’s MERLIN communications platform. The aforementioned forward-looking statement is made as of the date of this press release and, except as required by applicable securities legislation, MEMEX assumes no obligation to update publicly or revise this forward-looking statement to reflect subsequent information, events, or circumstances.

Media Contact

Memex Inc.:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Specialist

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. to Unveil and Demonstrate MERLIN Financial Overall Equipment Effectiveness (FOEE)™, MERLIN DNC and MERLIN Continuous Improvement Professional Services

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Sep 14, 2016) – Memex Inc.(“MEMEX”) (TSX VENTURE:OEE) announced today it will be unveiling and demonstrating two new modules to the MERLIN open platform — MERLIN Financial Overall Equipment Effectiveness (FOEE) and MERLIN DNC. MEMEX is also introducing MERLIN Continuous Improvement Professional Services (CI-PS) at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago.

It is a fact that most manufacturers are totally in the dark in terms of knowing in real-time if they are making or losing money on a given machine tool, shift or plant. Now with the introduction of MERLIN FOEE, we address this critical issue by combining OEE with financials.

Bob Hansen, long time manufacturing consultant and author of OVERALL Equipment “Effectiveness – A Powerful Maintenance/Production Tool For Increased Profits”, stated, “while OEE is an excellent metric, the truth is OEE tells you nothing about your profitability or more important, your potential profitability and this why I created Financial Overall Equipment Effectiveness. MERLIN FOEE is a new tool for leadership teams to visualize hourly profit contribution by product on constraint machines versus world class performance results. Key components of FOEE information can improve prioritization of product /machine scheduling, re-order Continuous Improvement projects, and reset sales and marketing strategies for better cash flow and higher profits. What is the value of an accelerating competitive advantage such as FOEE? Priceless.”

John Rattray, VP of Sales for MEMEX, stated, “FOEE is a game-changer because it provides the ability to visualize real-time financial profit contribution on a per machine/product basis giving management the ability to direct teams with the information to drive profitable scheduling and machine utilization.”

David McPhail, President and CEO for MEMEX, stated, “We acquired the rights to FOEE because we knew that this will completely change analytics for manufacturing. Imagine knowing in real-time if you are making or losing money at any given standalone machine tool or at any one of your plants. What was only a dream in manufacturing, is now a reality with MERLIN FOEE.”

The Direct/Distributed Numerical Control (DNC) market has been flat in terms of growth. With the full embrace of platforms such as MEMEX’s MERLIN this has caused countless manufacturing plants and shops to re-evaluate their DNC solutions. MEMEX made a strategic decision to purchase Dostek in 2015 because of their exceptional reputation in the industry.

Doug Struthers, MEMEX DNC Architect, stated, “After 30 years at Dostek, I joined MEMEX for one primary reason — to create the most comprehensive, flexible, easy to use and easy to troubleshoot DNC software using the MERLIN platform. This was my opportunity to take my many decades of DNC experience to create the absolute best DNC software. MERLIN DNC will absolutely cause manufacturing to rethink their entire DNC strategy.”

The key high-level steps for successful implementation of Management Execution Systems (MES) such as MERLIN Tempus are measure, monitor and manage. Nigel Southway, international consultant, coach for Operational Continuous Improvement & LEAN Thinking and author of CYCLE TIME MANAGEMENT… Fast Track to Productivity Improvement, stated, “we have developed the MERLIN Continuous Improvement Professional Services (CI-PS) program to couple the power of the MERLIN Tempus platform with a comprehensive implementation process that enables organizations to embrace the CI culture. Utilizing time-tested, integrated templates, reporting methodology and advanced problem solving tools the MERLIN CI roadmap drives productivity improvement to achieve benchmark operating effectiveness.”

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 the 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.

Media Contact

Memex Inc.:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Specialist

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. to Unveil and Demonstrate the MTC-One — One of the World’s Most Advanced and Easiest to Configure MTConnect Connectivity Board for Legacy Machine Tools and IIoT Devices

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Sep 13, 2016) – Memex Inc.(“MEMEX”) (TSX VENTURE:OEE) announced today it will be unveiling and demonstrating the MTC-One, one of the world’s most advanced and easiest to configure MTConnect® connectivity boards for legacy machine tools and IIoT devices, at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago.

Dave Edstrom, CTO of MEMEX Inc., author of “MTConnect: To Measure Is To Know”, as well as former President and Chairman of the MTConnect Institute, stated, “There is no company on planet earth that is better positioned than MEMEX in terms of MTConnect enabling legacy machine tools and IIoT devices. The MTC-One is our third generation of MTConnect connectivity boards and clearly addresses ‘the last meter’ challenge, where MEMEX leaves no machine behind when it comes to legacy connectivity on the plant floor. The MTC-One truly is the ‘Swiss army knife’ of legacy connectivity solutions to connect to any device on the plant floor and then have that device MTConnect enabled.”

MEMEX’s new MTC-One has a number of leading edge features:

  • Powerful ARM SOM microprocessor capable of running Linux, MTConnect adapters, agents and other IIoT software such as Complex Event Processing (CEP) as well countless other applications that might be needed to connect to and process data from devices
    • MTC-One features include NXP®/Freescale i.MX 6DualLite, ARM Cortex™-A9, 1.0 GHz, Dual Core, 512MB DDR3 (64 Bit), 4GB eMMC (8 Bit), two 10/100 Mbit IEEE1588 Ethernet ports
  • Numerous Connectivity Options – Wireless (Wi-Fi b/g/n), up to 110 USB devices, 4 USB Host (Type A) connectors, USB (Micro A-B connector) diagnostic port, 8 onboard digital inputs (this provides optical isolation between the MTC-One and the device being monitored, which allows the MTC-One and the device to be electrically isolated), 2 onboard digital outputs and analog I/O Interfaces, as well as onboard Fieldbus/Industrial Ethernet Protocol Interface
  • Wide variety of option sensors ranging from power monitoring, 8 channel ADC, thermocouple, accelerometer, RH sensor, digital input, DIO and others are on the MTC-One roadmap
  • Industrial quality with onboard real-time clock with battery backup, graceful shutdown circuitry to prevent data loss, high voltage surge protection, Micro SD Card Slot and DVI-I display connector which can also convert to HDMI for connecting to shop displays
  • Flexible installation choices with either magnetic, screw or din rail mount and can take 6-27 VDC as its power input

A clear differentiator for the MTC-One is the configuration and transformation logic software that easily handles the capture of signals and protocols and then passes that data to the transformation logic layer (such as the well understood ladder logic) and finally the ability to easily map this transformed data to the MTConnect standard.

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 the 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.

Media Contact

Memex Inc.:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Specialist

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. announces MERLIN Tempus™ and MERLIN Tempus™ Enterprise Edition at IMTS 2016

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Sep 12, 2016) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX”) (TSX VENTURE:OEE) today at IMTS 2016 announced the launch of MERLIN Tempus™ and MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition (EE), the next generation of the award winning MERLIN Manufacturing Execution System (MES). MEMEX is currently demonstrating MERLIN Tempus and MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition (EE) at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago.

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 view of the shop floor. Tempus is Latin for time. MERLIN Tempus measures and analyzes manufacturing time. MERLIN Tempus tells manufacturing exactly how time is being used on the shop floor in machine tools, with operators, with sensors and any other asset. Developed using state-of-the-art software engineering technologies, 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), integrated job scheduling. MERLIN Tempus supports MTConnect®, Fanuc Focas, Fanuc I/O link to MTConnect®, OPC and other software protocols.

The MERLIN Project Lead at Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) stated, “At Sun Hydraulics, we are using MERLIN today as part of our ongoing process improvement effort to drive greater efficiency and have been very pleased with its features and the support we’ve received from MEMEX. After a presentation and demonstration of the new MERLIN Tempus, we are looking forward to implementing the next generation of MERLIN in our production facilities.”

Steve Fanning, CEO and President of Path to Progress stated, “At Path to Progress, we are very excited about being a MEMEX partner to build apps that can take full advantage of the new state-of-the-art MERLIN Tempus open and extensible platform.”

Dave Edstrom, CTO of MEMEX Inc., author of “MTConnect: To Measure Is To Know”, as well as former President and Chairman of the MTConnect Institute, stated, “it is important to understand that 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 provides.”

With MERLIN Tempus and MERLIN Tempus EE, MEMEX is redefining what it means to truly know what is happening in your plant. 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. Additionally, 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 50% increase in productivity, a 20% plus increase in profit based on a 10% increase in OEE, along with securing payback in less than four months which equates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300%.

David McPhail, CEO of MEMEX Inc., and Mr. Edstrom, will be in booth E3368 to discuss and demonstrate these new game-changing software and hardware solutions along with other MEMEX industry experts. Both Mr. McPhail and Mr. Edstrom were recognized as two of the top 30 Advanced Manufacturing Visionaries by Smart Manufacturing Magazine.

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 the 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 Contact

Memex Inc.:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Specialist

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. to Demonstrate an Array of World-Class IIoT Solutions at IMTS 2016

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Sep 8, 2016) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) is proud to announce that it will be unveiling and demonstrating an array of world-class Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software and hardware platforms at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, between September 12th to the 17th.

With these announcements, MEMEX is redefining what it means to truly know what is happening in your plant. 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.

Doug Bellin, Global Lead for Manufacturing and Energy Industries at Cisco, stated, “Since early 2015, Cisco has been working closely with MEMEX on IIoT security solutions based on MTConnect. Cisco is excited about the upcoming announcements at IMTS 2016. This further demonstrates MEMEX’s global leadership and their ability to connect all devices on the plant floor, using Cisco’s secure networking solutions, thereby turning that raw data into secure actionable information for the operator, plant manager and CxO to use to improve manufacturing productivity.”

New Product Announcements at IMTS 2016

On Monday September 12th, 2016 MEMEX will unveil MERLIN Tempus™ and MERLIN Tempus Enterprise Edition (EE). MERLIN Tempus is an open and extensible Manufacturing Execution System (MES) platform which offers the next generation of tools such as dynamic easily configurable dashboards and advanced reporting along with many other manufacturing analytical capabilities that enable time-saving execution of continuous improvement initiatives using Real-Time and historical data.

Developed using state-of-the-art software engineering technologies, 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 MERLIN Tempus with full Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and integrated job scheduling. MERLIN Tempus EE creates an opportunity for a dramatic increase in OEE based on accurate Real-Time information collected using a true shop-floor-to-top-floor communication network connecting all machines, old and new.

On Tuesday September 13th, 2016 MEMEX will introduce the MTC-One. MEMEX has established itself as the company that addresses “the last meter” and leaves no machine behind when it comes to legacy connectivity on the plant floor. The MTC-One is the “Swiss army knife” hardware device for legacy machine connectivity enabling any machine on the plant floor to become MTConnect® capable.

On Wednesday September 14th, 2016 MEMEX will introduce MERLIN Financial Overall Equipment Effectiveness™ (FOEE™), MERLIN DNC and MERLIN Continuous Improvement (CI) Professional Services (PS). The holy grail for manufacturing is not simply knowing how effective a specific machine tool or the entire plant is, but rather it is knowing both the effectiveness and the profitability or loss of any given machine tool as well as the entire plant. MERLIN DNC is a reinvention of DNC fitting to current software and hardware platforms with the emphasis on ease of use and feature capabilities. MEMEX CI-PS is a new and much needed service where MEMEX consultants will assist customers in achieving the highest possible in-plant productivity using the MERLIN platform.

Dave Edstrom, CTO of MEMEX Inc., author of “MTConnect: To Measure Is To Know”, as well as former President and Chairman of the MTConnect® Institute, stated, “These announcements at IMTS 2016 represent years of research and development investment. We will be demonstrating and delivering state-of-the-art technologies with industry leading features that will further distance MEMEX from its competition.”

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

David McPhail, CEO of MEMEX Inc., and Mr. Edstrom, will be in booth E3368 to discuss and demonstrate these new game-changing software and hardware along with other MEMEX industry experts. Both Mr. McPhail and Mr. Edstrom have been recognized as two of the top 30 Advanced Manufacturing Visionaries by Smart Manufacturing Magazine.

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 the 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 Contact

Memex Inc.:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Specialist

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. Showcases New World-Class IIoT Solutions at IMTS 2016

MEMEX’s Real-Time Machine Manufacturing Value Proposition Increases

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Sep 1, 2016) – Memex Inc. (“MEMEX” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) will be unveiling and demonstrating the next generation of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) hardware and software solutions including the next release of MERLIN, the company’s core IIoT communication platform, at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago from September 12 to 17, located at booth E 3368.

Building upon the success of the current award-winning MERLIN platform, the next release of MERLIN allows manufacturers to take control of their shop floor and optimize efficiency at a whole new level. MERLIN has enabled manufacturers to achieve upwards of 50% increase in productivity and over 20% increase in profit based on a 10% increase in OEE. On average, over 100 MERLIN customers have secured payback in less than four months, which translates to an Internal Rate of Return greater than 300%.

“Our next release of MERLIN is designed to be the most scalable and powerful plant monitoring software in the company’s history,” said David McPhail, MEMEX’s CEO. “With this release we will expand MERLIN´s value proposition for our partners and our customers by giving manufacturers the option to move their real-time machine monitoring off-premise and to scale their Smart Manufacturing needs as required for IIoT centric business outcomes.”

New smart-edge IIoT hardware connectivity solutions by MEMEX will open up the world of IIoT for manufacturing by translating a wide variety of digital, analog and other signals/protocols into MTConnect® (the open source and royalty free interconnectivity communication standard).

With these announcements MEMEX is redefining what it means to truly know what is happening in your plant. Additionally, MEMEX will further itself as the leader in both shop floor monitoring, as well as providing MTConnect® software and hardware solutions for any machine on the plant floor.

David McPhail and Dave Edstrom, former President and Chairman of the MTConnect®Institute and the current CTO of MEMEX, will be in booth E3368 to demonstrate the new software and hardware platform along with other MEMEX industry experts. Both Mr. McPhail and Mr. Edstrom were recognized as two of the top 30 Advanced Manufacturing Visionaries by Smart Manufacturing Magazine and can speak on a wide range of industry trends.

MEMEX’s IIoT specialists will be looking forward to your visit at IMTS Chicago. If you require any further information or would like to make an appointment for a personal interview, please let us know by emailing Salesgroup@MemexOEE.com.

About IMTS

IMTS 2016 is the 31st edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. More than 2,000 exhibiting companies will occupy 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space at the McCormick Place complex in Chicago, Illinois. IMTS is held every even-numbered year in Chicago and attracts more than 114,000 buyers and sellers from over 112 countries.

About MEMEX

Memex Inc., 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 the corporate network, 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 Contact:

David McPhail, CEO

Phone: 519-993-1114

Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com

 

Rashi Rathore, Marketing Specialist

Phone: 905-635-3040 ext 103

Email: Rashi.Rathore@MemexOEE.com

 

Investor Relations

Sean Peasgood

Phone: 416-565-2805

Email: Sean@SophicCapital.com

 

Cisco in MEMEX Booth @ IMTS 2016

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Aug 31, 2016) – MEMEX Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OEE) is proud to announce that Cisco will be exhibiting in the MEMEX booth E3368 at IMTS 2016, Chicago. MERLIN, MEMEX Inc.’s award-winning IIoT communication platform, is part of Cisco’s Connected Machine Strategy as a front end machine monitoring dashboard application delivering Data-Driven Manufacturing business value.

At IMTS, North America’s largest manufacturing show, MERLIN will be securely capturing and reporting Real-Time data from machines, both on-site and remotely connected, using Cisco’s newly released IE4K switch. The IE4K is compliant with MTConnect®, the open source and royalty free interconnectivity communication standard, which collectively form an integral part of any manufacturing company’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategy.

Present in the MEMEX booth will be IIoT specialists from MEMEX and representatives from Cisco Systems Inc. to further discuss Cisco’s Connected Machine Strategy and the benefits it offers.

About Cisco Connected Machines

The Cisco Connected Machine Solution is a digital solution portfolio, based on the Cisco IoT platform. The solution enables rapid and repeatable machine connectivity, providing business improvements such as: Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and machine monitoring, Machine optimization Predictive maintenance, Process optimization, and Process health.

About MEMEX

Memex Inc., 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 the corporate network, 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 Contact:

David McPhail

CEO
Phone: 519-993-1114
Email: david.mcphail@MemexOEE.com 

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

Memex Inc. Releases Q3 – 2016 Results

Another Record Sales Volume Achievement

BURLINGTON, ON–(Marketwired – Aug 22, 2016) – Memex Inc. (“Memex” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: OEE) a global leader in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) manufacturing productivity software, today released financial and operational highlights from its third quarter of fiscal 2016 which ended June 30, 2016. All results are reported in Canadian dollars.

Summary Financial Highlights for the Third Quarter Ended June 30, 2016:

  • Memex reported revenue of $919 thousand, 104% higher than the same period in the prior year. Third quarter revenue was 61% higher than Q2-2016. Year-to-date sales of $2.1 million eclipsed the $2 million level for the first time in the Company’s history, with one quarter still remaining in the fiscal year.
  • Gross margin of 72.5% was up from 50.4% reported in the same quarter a year ago.
  • Bookings1 were $895 thousand, up 7% from the prior quarter, with year-to-date bookings exceeding $2.6 million.
  • The Company showed a $447 thousand net and comprehensive loss for the quarter equating to a $0.004 loss per share. This compares with a $880 thousand net and comprehensive loss in the same quarter last year, and a $0.011 loss per share.
  • At June 30, 2016 the Company had $2.7 million in current assets including more than $1.5 million in cash and $1.8 million in working capital. Subsequent to quarter end, Memex added $790 thousand to its cash reserves through 5.0 million exercised warrants primarily associated with a private placement completed in August 2014.

Q3 Fiscal 2016 and Subsequent Operational Highlights:

  • In July, Memex was featured at Cisco Live (Cisco’s annual technology conference), where Cisco revealed that Memex’s MERLIN platform would be part of Cisco’s Connected Machines portfolio of solutions. A key component of Cisco’s value proposition is that MERLIN facilitates the real-time calculation of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
  • Q3 saw Memex collect 5 new customer project orders and 5 follow on orders from its current customer group. Since quarter-end Memex has added another 3 new customer projects and 2 follow on orders, including a significant project from Pioneer Products Inc.
  • In April, Sun Hydraulics Corp. placed an 89 machine follow-on order for MERLIN MES Enterprise Edition Software, after completing an 11 machine initial phase.
  • In June, Company Management finalized arrangements and completed the early payout of lender Business Development Bank of Canada (the “BDC”). The early payout eliminated future interest and royalty payments, and led to a one-time recovery adjustment of $74 thousand for the period.

Management Commentary:

“Our third quarter financial and operational results show that manufacturers see MERLIN’s compelling value equation of delivering real returns from data-driven manufacturing,” said CEO David McPhail. “We are seeing an increase of follow-on orders as existing customers transition to company-wide deployments. This organic growth along with our recent partnership announcements positon the Company to continue on its current trajectory, delivering positive IIoT centric business outcomes.”

Selected Financial Information

Three-month period ended
June 30
Nine-month period ended
June 30
(Canadian dollars – in thousands except per share and margin%) 2016 2015 change 2016 2015 change
Revenue 919 451 + 104% 2,104 1,354 + 55%
Bookings1 895 Note 1 2,603 Note 1
Gross margin % 72.5 50.4 + 44% 64.0 55.4 + 16%
Operating expenses 1,188 1,095 + 8% 3,571 2,555 + 40%
Cash utilized in operating activities2 565 724  22% 2,186 1,608 + 36%
Net and comprehensive loss for the period (447) (880)  49% (2,079) (1,853) + 12%
Basic and diluted loss per share – period (0.004) (0.011)  62% (0.021) (0.026)  19%
1. Memex only began collecting bookings data July 1, 2015, comparable information is not available.
2. Before changes in non-cash working capital balances.
As at
(Canadian dollars – in thousands except WC ratio)
Jun 30,
2016
Sep 30, 2015
Cash on hand 1,516 3,316
Current assets 2,740 4,219
Total assets 3,235 4,745
Current liabilities 985 990
Working capital* 1,755 3,229
Working capital ratio** 2.78 to 1 4.26 to 1
Backlog1 782 409

* Working Capital = current assets – current liabilities
** Working Capital ratio = current assets / current liabilities

About Memex Inc.

Memex Inc., 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 the corporate network, 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

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.

1 This non-IFRS financial measure is identified, defined and reconciled to the closest IFRS measure, revenue, within our Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the three and nine month periods ended June 30, 2016 and 2015, in the section “Other Financial Measures.” That MD&A is available at www.sedar.com under our company profile.

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