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Numerex Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

ATLANTA, May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Numerex Corp. (Nasdaq:NMRX) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, earlier this year, announced Numerex as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG recently recognized this prestigious group at the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

TAG'S Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact, and their efforts at spreading awareness of Georgia's technology initiatives throughout the U.S. and globally.

"The 2015 Top 40 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of Georgia's Technology community," said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. "The 2015 Top 40 finalists are shining examples of what makes our State such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia's technology community."

This year's Top 40 Companies were selected from among over 100 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected for the "Top 40" were recently showcased in an exhibition at The 2015 Georgia Technology Summit.

"Our eleventh year of the Top 40 was an overwhelming success, based on the number of truly innovative companies that participated in the competition," said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, Chair of Group Office Buys, LLC, and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. "The Top 40 winners demonstrate the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community."

Numerex is uniquely positioned to deliver solutions across multiple verticals utilizing what the company calls "Numerex DNA®", a combination of expertise, capability and offerings in the areas of Device, Network and Applications development. In addition, the company offers support services required by customers employing M2M technologies. Numerex utilizes cloud-based, highly scalable, horizontal service delivery platforms complemented by an intelligent, web-based management portal when developing M2M solutions for customers seeking simple, quick execution and deployment of a solution. The Numerex innovative and scalable platform enables intelligent, efficient, and reliable M2M solutions across more than 50 vertical industries.

"We are honored to be recognized by TAG as one of the top innovative technology companies in Georgia," said Stratton Nicolaides, Chairman and CEO of Numerex. "This distinction is a measure of our ongoing commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions to our customers in the fast-growing M2M field."

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 26,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah.

TAG's mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia's technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state's economic climate for technology.

TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG's charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org.

To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

About Numerex

Numerex Corp. (Nasdaq:NMRX) is a leading provider of interactive and on-demand machine-to-machine (M2M) enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT). The Company provides its technology and services through its integrated M2M horizontal platforms, which are generally sold on a subscription basis. The Company offers Numerex DNA® solutions including hardware and smart Devices, cellular and satellite Network services, and software Applications utilizing Numerex solution technology. The Company also provides business services to enable the development of efficient, reliable, and secure solutions while accelerating deployment. Numerex is ISO 27001 information security-certified, highlighting the Company's focus on M2M data security, service reliability and around-the-clock support of its customers' M2M solutions. For additional information, please visit www.numerex.com.

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