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IOMEGA AND BELGIUM FIRM TO MAKE ZIP DISKS IN EUROPE

Iomega Corp. of Roy has signed an agreement with Sentinel NV of Wellen, Belgium, to manufacture Zip disks in Europe.

Under the agreement, Sentinel, an ISO 9000 rated company, will provide a complete turnkey manufacturing operation. Sentinel will procure components needed to manufacture, label, box and distribute Zip disks. Sentinel will begin production in the third quarter of this year.The arrangement now means Iomega has Zip disk manufacturing sites in all three major regions of the world, said Kim B. Edwards, Iomega president and CEO.

Iomega Zip drives and disks provide more than 70 times the capacity of floppy disks, giving computer users more storage capacity and flexibility with their computers.