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28/08/2018 19:17:58

New, Limited-time Program Enables Cost Effective Upgrade for Increased Functionality
For Immediate Release
OCALA, Fla., July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MARS Company, a global leader in water meter testing and technology solutions, announced today that it has launched a new, M3 Advanced Scale and Control System upgrade program that includes
special incentives and/or trade-in allowance(s) for legacy gravimetric weight scale instrument systems.  Due to the abrupt manufacturer discontinuance of the legacy gravimetric scale instrument system, MARS has launched a new, limited time upgrade program that provides a cost-effective upgrade for increased functionality and reliability. An overview of the system includes:
• Advanced Scale & Control Software Module
• Full Color, Multi-Touch Display compatibility for Increased Ease of Use
• Advanced Interpretation of Weight Transmitter Data
• Compatible with Avery Weigh-Tronix & Other Scales
• Enhanced Control for Other External Systems
• Optional Water Temperature Correction to Ensure Accuracy
• Remote, Online Software Updates and Remote Diagnostics
• Expandable, Modular Design


AW-1310 Scale Instrument Discontinuance
The following previous-generation gravimetric scale instrument system will be discontinued, effective September 30, 2018:
End-of-Life Product / Model Number / Product Description / Replacement Product Model / Replacement Product Description
Avery Weigh-Tronix / Model 1310 / Weight Scale Instrument / MARS Advanced Scale and Control System – 8x00xxxxx / Full Color, Multi-Touch Display and M3 Software Module


MARS will continue to provide warranty support on all legacy scale instruments outlined above. Due to abrupt manufacturer product discontinuance, MARS cannot provide out-of-warranty parts or support.


Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for upgrade program details. As previously announced, the Advanced Scale & Control System is fully compatible with and requires the latest M3 Enterprise Software (not compatible with the legacy M3 Software) and is expected to be available in the 3Q of 2018. For more information about MARS Company and its M3 Enterprise Software, please visit www.MARSwater.com.


About MARS Company
MARS Company is a global leader in water meter testing and technology solutions. With more than 30 years of experience assisting municipal and private utilities throughout the world, MARS has a long track record of success. MARS core business and
expertise include: Patented Water Meter Testing Systems & Software Technology, Innovative AMR/AMI Technology Products and Software Solutions and Water System Specialty Products. Innovative thinking allows MARS to leverage its unique, proprietary technology, patent positioning, manufacturing infrastructure and world-class management strength, to further position itself as the leader in the water industry.


CONTACT: Mike Mastic, Vice President Test Bench Systems; Tel: (352) 414-7690; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements containing the words "planned," "expects," "believes," "strategy," "opportunity," "anticipates" and similar words. Such forwardlooking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors that may cause MARS Company’s actual results to be materially different from historical results or any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. MARS Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances arising after the date hereof. The potential risks and uncertainties which could cause actual growth and results to differ materially include but are not limited to, customer acceptance of the company's services, products and fee structures, the success of the company's brand development efforts, the volatile and competitive nature of the water industry, and changes in domestic and international market conditions, and foreign exchange rates.