EFJ, Inc.'s 3e Technologies International Subsidiary Receives Order from Honeywell Process Solutions

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EFJ, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that its 3e Technologies International (3eTI) subsidiary has received an order to supply its multinode product, which is now offered as part of Honeywell's...


IRVING, Texas, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EFJ, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that its 3e Technologies International (3eTI) subsidiary has received an order to supply its multinode product, which is now offered as part of Honeywell's OneWireless(TM) universal industrial wireless mesh network solution. The hazardous-location certified multinode product will be used to enable wireless automation, efficiency, and safety in petrochemical plants, mines, and other heavy industrial environments.

The multinode product allows for critical data to be delivered to a central control and command center via a reliable mesh transport network from sensors across large plant facilities. The self-healing mesh network offers very low latency and fast reconfiguration times, reliably supporting wireless transmitters and supervisory or process control. The solution provides the ability to monitor processes in real-time to quickly address maintenance and control issues before they escalate into serious problems, dramatically improving employee safety and plant reliability and efficiency.

"The multinode product allows Honeywell to offer an extremely durable and secure solution for the most challenging industrial environments -- one that meets regulatory requirements, is highly scalable, and simple to operate," said Michael E. Jalbert, chairman and chief executive officer of EFJ, Inc. "We expect that this solution will become a standard for industrial process control throughout the world."

"Honeywell helps customers drive business performance with wireless solutions that make critical process knowledge more available throughout a facility," said Jeff Becker , director of global wireless business for Honeywell Process Solutions. "The 3eTI multinodes are the backbone of our OneWireless solution that provides industrial facilities with a single, efficient wireless network that supports wireless transmitters and multiple wireless-enabled applications."

About 3e Technologies International

As part of EFJ, Inc.'s Secured Communications Division, 3eTI is a leading provider of FIPS 140-2 Validated WLAN products, including security and management server, mesh networking, supplicant and WLAN client devices. It offers wireless-enabled solutions for RFID, video surveillance, remote sensors, and location-based, context-aware telematics. 3eTI serves government, industrial and commercial users worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.3eti.com.

About EFJ, Inc.

EFJ, Inc. is the Irving, Texas-based technology parent company to 3e Technologies International, EFJohnson Company, and Transcrypt International, providing industry-leading secure wireless and private wireless solutions for homeland security, first responders, business and industrial customers around the world. EFJ, Inc. is a leading provider of FIPS validated wireless data infrastructure and software with interoperable security; one of the first developers of Project 25 mobile communications products and solutions; and is a leader in secure solutions to protect sensitive voice communications. For more information, visit http://www.efji.com.

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Certain matters discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed, suggested or implied by the forward-looking statements due to a number of risk factors including, but not limited to, the ability of encryption technology to safeguard data, the ability to develop and maintain the API, the adoption by commercial and government users of FIPS 140-2 Validated cryptographic software, reliance on contract manufacturers, the timely procurement of necessary manufacturing components, dependence on continued funding of governmental agency programs, general economic and business conditions, and other risks detailed in EFJ's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2006 and in the company's subsequent filings with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and EFJ undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

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