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Xplore Technologies Recognized by Russell Investments with Membership in Russell Microcap Index

July 22, 2014

Company performance, market capitalization and financial standings place it in respected list of top-performing micro-cap companies

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xplore Technologies (NASDAQ: XPLR), manufacturer of fully-rugged and ultra-rugged tablets, has been included in the Russell Microcap® Index when Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes on June 27, according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 13 on

Membership in the Russell Microcap Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. Russell determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

“As we continue to gain notoriety in the investment community, this acknowledgment from Russell Investments only adds to our confidence in the industry,” said Phil Sassower, chairman and CEO for Xplore Technologies. “As Xplore continues to grow and perform, we look forward to staying ahead as a major market player in the rugged technology market.”

Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Russell calculates more than 700,000 benchmarks daily covering approximately 98 percent of the investable market globally, 80 countries and more than 10,000 securities. Approximately $5.2 trillion in assets are benchmarked to the Russell Indexes.

Annual reconstitution of Russell Indexes captures the 4,000 largest U.S. stocks as of the end of May, ranking them by total market capitalization to create the Russell 3000® Index and Russell Microcap Index. These investment tools originated from Russell's multi-manager investment business in the early 1980s when the company saw the need for a more objective, market-driven set of benchmarks in order to evaluate outside investment managers.

Total returns data for the Russell Microcap and other Russell Indexes is available at

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About Xplore Technologies®

Xplore Technologies Corp. has been a leading global provider of fully-rugged tablets since 1998. Xplore tablets are among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme, and feature competitive pricing and significant ROI. The company's products are sold on a global basis, with channel partners in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. Xplore Technologies’ tablets are deployed across a variety of industries and sectors, such as energy, military operations, manufacturing, distribution, public services, public safety, government, and other areas with hazardous work conditions. For more information, visit the Xplore Technologies website at

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