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Plant Engineering Magazine Selects AssetPoint's MVP Program as 2009 Product of the Year Finalist

GREENVILLE, SC -- (Marketwire) -- 11/18/09 -- AssetPoint (www.assetpoint.com), a leading provider of Enterprise Maintenance Management software and industry best practices consulting, announced today that Plant Engineering Magazine (www.plantengineering.com) has selected AssetPoint's Maintenance Validation Program (MVP) as a finalist for their 2009 Plant Engineering Product of the Year award in the category of maintenance software.

In its 22nd year, the Plant Engineering Product of the Year awards are recognized as the top industry honor for innovation in manufacturing products. "Each year our readers choose the products they think will help them run their plants smarter, faster, safer and more efficiently," said Plant Engineering editor Bob Vavra. "This award comes from our readers -- today's manufacturing leaders -- and that's why we believe this award is so important and so highly prized."

"AssetPoint's MVP program is a software program designed to evaluate compliance with maintenance operating procedures and to benchmark against industry best practices," stated Harrell Waldrop, EVP of AssetPoint. "It evaluates 174 tasks over 15 areas of maintenance and provides a value-based plan for improvement. MVP identifies gaps not only in maintenance processes but also the use of maintenance software as well. It provides a process-driven improvement plan that also identifies the highest value improvements with the quickest payback for the most effective Return on Investment (ROI)."

About Plant Engineering Magazine (www.plantengineering.com)

Plant Engineering provides strategic manufacturing knowledge to help the plant manager operate their business efficiently, effectively and safely. Information on automation, electrical systems, mechanical operations and maintenance gives the plant manager and plant engineer the knowledge they need to do their job in a modern manufacturing plant.

Plant Engineering magazine is delivered to qualified subscribers on a monthly basis free of charge. Plant Engineering has been providing strategic manufacturing knowledge to plant managers since 1947.

About AssetPoint:

AssetPoint has a legacy of over 30 years in delivering integrated Enterprise Asset Management / Computerized Maintenance Management (EAM/CMMS) software and services that improve profitability and productivity for the process, manufacturing, food & beverage and facilities industries. The scalable software solution is delivered as an onsite option or as a fully secure, web-based solution. AssetPoint is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. For more information see http://www.assetpoint.com.

Contact:
Michael Stone
AssetPoint LLC
864.679.3417

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