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Control Technology’s Process Control Devices Built with INTEGRITY

Safety-Critical Industrial Control Systems Depend on Green Hills Software


SANTA BARBARA, CA —July 15, 2008 —Green Hills Software, Inc., the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS), today announced that Control Technology, Inc., a global provider of products and services for industrial process automation, is using Green Hills Software's Platform for Industrial Safety, including the safety-certified INTEGRITY® real-time operating system and MULTI® integrated development environment, in the 2500 Series™ Programmable Controller System.

”We selected Green Hills Software’s comprehensive operating systems, development tools, and middleware solution for the reliability of our products as well as for the productivity of our engineers,” commented, Clint Eskew, product manager, Control Technology, Inc. “We examined other embedded software providers, including Wind River, and selected Green Hills Software because of its superior technology and excellent customer support. We’re happy with the choice we made.”

“Green Hills Software’s Platform for Industrial Safety is designed for products like the 2500 Series Programmable Logic Controllers – rugged, reliable devices used in industrial-grade applications,” commented David Kleidermacher, chief technology officer, Green Hills Software. “We are pleased that Control Technology, Inc. put its trust in Green Hills Software to help bring these leading process control systems to market.”

About the 2500 Series PLC System
The 2500 Series Programmable Controller System is designed for use in a broad range of applications, including those that require discrete and analog control. Components include the CPU and the support devices that provide operator interface, communication, I/O control, and power. These systems perform the same functions as relays, static control, or card logic control systems. A full line of discrete, analog, and intelligent I/O modules are available for handling almost any input or output specification. These I/O modules are rugged, plug-in devices capable of functioning within operating specifications in harsh environments. 2500 Series products are installed in the plants of major industrial companies throughout the world.

About the Green Hills Platform for Industrial Safety
The Green Hills INTEGRITY RTOS, the core of the platform, is a true real-time operating system that carries credentials for reliability, availability, and serviceability, including use in many industrial control systems. The platform provides a complete software development solution that helps device makers increase productivity and drastically reduce development cost, per-unit cost, program risk, and product time-to-market. INTEGRITY is fully integrated with a complete range of feature-rich middleware components for interaction with other applications and systems in the industrial and process control environment. With the Platform for Industrial Safety, Green Hills offers certification consulting, regulatory assistance, development, audit, and approval services.

About Green Hills Software
Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software, Inc. is the technology leader in device software optimization (DSO) and real-time operating systems (RTOS) for 32- and 64-bit embedded systems. Our royalty-free INTEGRITY® and velOSity™ real-time operating systems, µ-velOSity™ microkernel, IPv6-ready TCP/IP networking stacks, GateD® Layer 3 routing, compilers, MULTI® and AdaMULTI™ integrated development environments, DoubleCheck™ integrated static analyzer and TimeMachine™ tool suite offer a complete development solution that addresses both deeply embedded and high-reliability applications. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software on the web at www.ghs.com.

About Control Technology, Inc.
For over 25 years, Control Technology, Inc. has provided its customers with products and services for control of process and discrete manufacturing operations. CTI’s entire business is dedicated to providing the highest possible levels of product quality and customer service. Visit Control Technology, Inc. on the web at www.controltechnology.com.

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