This reseller partnership pools together years of business experience in the educational equipment market that has seen both parties show substantial positive growth. Hoping to make this success mutual and collaborative, both companies will now work together on cementing Automation Studio TM 's place in the Southern Chinese educational market by fostering the expansion of Automation Studio TM in the emerging economies of this region. Yalong specializes in the manufacturing of educational training equipment including testing materials, automotive controls, and measuring instruments. By working in, amongst others, the fields of Electric and Power Engineering, Automation, and Electronics, the Yalong product line falls right into the crest of Automation Studio TM 's targeted business scope. Thus, offering their customers in the rapidly developing market of China complementary software provides Yalong with additional value to complete its product line. Automation Studio TM 's user-friendly interface allows a student to drag-and-drop components from the software's extensive libraries onto the virtual workspace, connect them in circuit, and run simulations to monitor the resulting system's performance parameters. This experience effectively materializes the concepts previously learnt by the students into real applications that they can see for themselves. Jiquan Chen, President of Zhejiang Yalong Educational Equipment Joint-stock Co. Ltd, admits that 'Automation Studio TM serves as the ideal visual representation and practical training tool for students. It acts as a catalyst in the learning process by fusing the student's theoretical comprehension and practical knowledge. Yalong can now sell Automation Studio TM alongside its educational training equipment to simultaneously integrate both hardware and software and thus, fulfill the needs of educational institutions across Southeast China.' Charbel Nasr, President of Famic Technologies, said that 'Automation Studio TM is the best tool on the market to help facilitate the educational development of engineering students. Teaching with Automation Studio TM allows professors to provide their students with the skills to advance in their academic and subsequent professional careers. Our confidence in the commercial distributive strength and market expertise of Yalong will prove to further the educational development of students in China, by allowing them to profit from the benefits of the powerful simulation software and training solution that is Automation Studio TM ' About Yalong. Zhejiang Yalong Educational Equipment Joint-Stock Co., Ltd, established in 1983, a member of Worlddidac, with ISO 9001 Certificated, has specialized in development, production, and sales of technical & vocational training equipment to universities, vocational schools, technical colleges, and corporate training centers for more than 30 years. Yalong provides a wide educational equipment such as automation training equipment, mechatronics, industrial robotics, educational robotics and many more. Yalong has developed more than 200 patents and software copyright technological achievements as a national high-tech enterprise. Yalong products were selected by the State Council as national ceremony products. Moreover, Yalong product series have become the partner products of ASEAN Skills Competition, Partners National Vocational Skills Competition, the National Skills Competition for Technical Colleges, and the National Students Practice Skills Competition. Yalong employs currently more than 1,000 employees, including more than 300 people with the titles of engineers, senior engineers, technicians and senior technicians. About Famic Technologies Inc. Founded in 1986, Famic Technologies Inc. offers a full range of quality products and services in the fields of software engineering and industrial automation. It develops, integrates and markets CAD and simulation software solutions for electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, automation and controls applications which support design, operations, management and training. Famic Technologies provides innovative software solutions to help engineers, maintenance personnel and trainers to substantially increase their efficiency in systems design, maintenance and training. Since January 2012, Famic Technologies Inc. has opened a sales and support office in Germany to better serve customers' needs in Europe. About Automation Studio TM Automation Studio TM 6.1 is a leading software solution developed by Famic Technologies that helps reduce machine time-to-market and optimizes the entire workflow of a project or product lifecycle. It seamlessly integrates system design engineering, simulation, prototyping, testing, troubleshooting, diagnostics, maintenance, service, training, and documentation, and is offered in 7 languages. Automation Studio TM 6.1 is among the most complete trade-oriented system design and simulation software solutions in the fields of fluid power, electrical and automation.