B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. Supplies Over One Million Animal ID Tags to Track Israel’s Sheep and Goats
Rishon Letzion, Israel — May10, 2010 —B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. (“BOS”) (NASDAQ: BOSC), today announced that it has been selected by the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture for a multi-year contract to supply animal identification tags for Israel’s sheep and goats. This is the second year BOS was selected to supply the tags, which brings the total quantity ordered to date to over 1 million tags.
BOS expects revenues from the new order to near $150,000. The Ministry has the option to extend the contract for an additional six years. BOS was selected as the sole animal tag supplier for the marking of sheep and goats, following a public tender.
The animal tags will be used by the Ministry’s Veterinary Authority to track the country’s sheep in order to optimize data collectionfor licensing purposes.
“We are very pleased to have been selected as the sole supplier for a second year in a row by the Ministry of Agriculture,” said Avidan Zelicovsky, BOS President. “The data collected from our tags will enable the Veterinary Authority to track all newborn sheep and goats and to optimize the licensing process for both the Authority and the animal owners. We intend to continue to expand our market share in the area of automatic identification and RFID solutions for livestock.”