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MRO World Asia Pacific 2003 Plays Host to Leading Strategic Asset Managers in Melbourne

  • 07 August, 2003 16:47

<p>MRO Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: MROI), the leading provider of strategic asset management solutions, is hosting its annual MAXIMO User Conference, MRO World Asia Pacific 2003, at Hilton on the Park, Melbourne, from August 24th through 26th.</p>
<p>MRO World brings together asset management professionals from across Asia Pacific to share industry best practices and ideas for driving even greater efficiency and cost-savings through strategic asset management. Local and international organisations including ALSTOM, Australian National University, Emperor Gold Mines (Fiji), Hindustan Petroleum, HMAS Westralia, JPower (Japan), POSCO (Korea), Rockwell Automation, Sandvik Tamrock, Sydney Water, Tenix Alliance and Warner Village Theme Parks will present papers on how MAXIMO is used within their organisations to deliver significant bottom-line value.</p>
<p>Features of MRO World include -
* Case study and product presentations
* A MAXIMO demo pavilion
* One-on-ones with MRO Software Consultants and Support Analysts
* Networking opportunities at the Cocktail Function and Themed Gala Dinner</p>
<p>Mr Chip Drapeau, MRO Software's US HQ-based President and CEO, will deliver a keynote address to the Conference at 8.45am Monday, August 25th. His keynote will address major business trends including the consolidation of software usage, the importance of web architecture and the need for continuous business improvement.</p>
<p>Separately, Chip Drapeau will address a Media / Analyst luncheon in Sydney on Wednesday August 27th. Details will follow.</p>
<p>Chip Drapeau joined the company in 1982 and after roles in sales, support, R&amp;D and product marketing, was named President &amp; CEO in 1998. He drove the company's Strategic Asset Management initiative and was instrumental in MAXIMO becoming the best-selling solution of its type.</p>
<p>For more information on MRO World 2003 and to view a complete agenda of events, please visit or call (02) 9955 7400.</p>
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<p>Notes to Editors</p>
<p>About MRO Software, Inc.
MRO Software is the leading provider of e-Business solutions for strategic asset management.
The company's integrated suite of applications optimises performance, improves productivity and service levels and enables asset-related sourcing and procurement across the entire spectrum of strategic assets.</p>
<p>The company's asset management solutions allow customers to manage the complete lifecycle of strategic assets including: planning, procurement, deployment, tracking, maintenance and retirement. Using MRO Software's solutions customers improve production reliability, labour efficiency, material optimisation, software license compliance, lease management, warranty and service management and provisioning across the asset base.</p>
<p>MRO Software (Nasdaq: MROI) is a global company based in Bedford, Mass., with approximately 900 employees, 10,000 customers and more than 260,000 end-users. The company markets its products through a direct sales organisation in combination with a network of international distributors. MRO Software has sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Latin America. Additional information on MRO Software can be found at</p>
<p>MAXIMO(r) is a registered trademark, and MRO SoftwareTM is a trademark, of MRO Software, Inc.</p>
<p>This information has been released on behalf of MRO Software by Gotley Nix Evans Pty Ltd - Level 2, 10-18 Cliff Street, Milsons Point NSW 2061</p>
<p>For further information, please contact -</p>
<p>Ms Rochelle Vincent
MRO Software
+ 61 (0) 2 9463 7734</p>
<p>Ms Kate Adams
Gotley Nix Evans Pty Ltd
+ 61 (0) 2 9957 5555</p>

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