Memex Automation Appoints Robert Chafee as New Director

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov 25, 2013) – Astrix Networks Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OEE), operating under the trade name Memex Automation (the “Corporation“), is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Chafee as a Director of the Corporation.

Mr. Robert E. (Bob) Chafee is an accomplished entrepreneur, business owner and advisor. He has been involved in the mining, trucking and manufacturing industries since 1957, originally in Elliot Lake, Manitouwadge and Sudbury as well as in Northwestern Quebec, Manitoba, British Columbia and the Yukon.

Chafee currently serves as the Chairman of Tonolli Canada Inc. and is involved in the directorship and ownership of; Club Coffee; Morrison Lamothe; Etobicoke Ironworks Ltd.; Andamios Atlas, a scaffold and shoring rental and manufacturing company in Mexico; Volume Tank Transport; Wingex Transport; TCS Transport; Armbro Transport; Hardrock Mining Company, a Sudbury based supplier of specialty drill steel products. He served as a past Director of Veris Gold Corp (formerly Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp.), Tagish Lake Gold Corp, Igeacare Systems Inc. and Healthanywhere Inc.

Chafee’s past business achievements include building Antamex International Inc. from $15 million to $120 million as Chairman and CEO. He also led the expansion of Mathews Equipment from a regional to a national construction and rental equipment company that was then sold to Hertz Equipment Rentals.

Chafee is a member of Muskoka Lakes Golf and Country Club, The Oaks Club, and Griffith Island Club.

About Memex Automation

Memex Automation is the leader in real-time shop-floor-to-top-floor technology solutions. Memex’s flagship product MERLIN delivers Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metrics in real-time, enabling manufacturers to enhance production and increase income and profits from operations. MERLIN has earned the 2013 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. Since 1992, Memex has partnered with 280 dealers worldwide to provide a variety of manufacturing connectivity products and services to over 12,000 customers globally. For sales information, call +1 (905) 635-1540, email, or visit

For more information about this press release, please contact:

Dave McPhail
President and CEO
Memex Automation Inc.
Office : +1 (905) 635-1536

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