Modular Mining Systems Expands, Debuts New Facility in Tucson

Tucson, Arizona – March 17, 2014

Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Integrated R+D and Support Center. To keep pace with continued growth in global mining automation, Modular expanded into the newly-renovated, 31,000 sq. ft. space adjacent to its corporate headquarters.

Modular Mining, who develops solutions to enhance productivity, safety and reliability in the mining industry, acquired and redesigned the facility with the goal of creating a workspace that would foster collaboration and idea sharing amongst all staff involved in the development, implementation and support of its solutions to Modular’s global customer base.

“This expansion is about the long-term and an investment in maintaining Modular’s global leadership position in our market space,” said Modular’s CEO, Luiz Steinberg. When asked about his vision for the new facility, Steinberg said: “Our highest priority is to provide the best service possible for our customers. An integrated work environment promotes communication and integration among team members, which are key factors in our ability to provide unparalleled quality products and customer satisfaction.”

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild provided a few brief remarks during the ceremony. “Modular Mining Systems is one of Tucson’s many success stories,” said Rothschild. “Founded 35 years ago, this year, Modular is a keystone technology company and exemplifies what staying power really is.”

Now in its 35th year of business, Modular has over 600 employees worldwide, 225 of which are based in Tucson. Modular’s headquarters and the Integrated R+D and Support Center are located at 3289 and 3285 E. Hemisphere Loop, 85706, respectively.

About Modular Mining Systems, Inc.

Founded in 1979, Modular Mining Systems, Inc. is the market-leading provider of powerful information management solutions that meet the needs of both surface and underground mining operations, worldwide. Modular is committed to delivering state-of-the-art mine management technologies in the areas of production, machine guidance, equipment health and operator safety. Modular employs more than 600 employees in 11 offices around the world, with systems operating at more than 180 client sites, including 18 of the 20 largest mines in the world. For more information, visit: www.modularmining.com

Media contact:

Patricia Browne
Manager, Marketing
Modular Mining Systems, Inc.
520.806.3274 | media@mmsi.com

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