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VAR Bits – Electrohome facility sold for $5.5 million

Kitchener, Ont. — Electrohome Limited sold its 292,000 square foot facility in Kitchener, Ontario last month to its previously largest tenant, Christie Digital Systems Inc. for $5.5 million, before taxes.

Proceeds from the sale were used to pay associated costs and to repay $6.4 million worth

of mortgages — $3.5 million of which went to John A. Pollock, chairman and CEO and to other members of his family.

ScriptLogic, AltTech form partnership

Boca Raton, Fla. — ScriptLogic Corp. inked a deal with VAR Alternative Technology, AltTech, confirming the software developer’s increased commitment to growing its reseller channel.

The partnership allows AltTech to distribute ScriptLogic’s Desktop Authority and ScriptLogic Enterprise products.

Xerox to use Tecsys software

Montreal — Tecsys Inc., a SCM software provider, formed a partnership with Xerox Canada to implement its EliteSeries Enterprise Transportation Management System (TMS).

With TMS, Xerox is able to handle cross-docking shipments more efficiently and to manage over 600,000 shipments per year.

Three times a winner

Mississauga, Ont. — Tech Data Canada was selected by Hewlett-Packard Canada as the HP National Master Standing Offer (NMSO) Preferred Channel Services Provider for CTO (Intel) products for 2004 for the third time.

Benefits to help resellers manage their government business include aggressive stocking on all HP products and private label delivery.