McMurdo Launches New Website

The location beacon manufacturer incorporates a new interface with product information and social media.



(Les Ulis, August 23, 2011) – Orolia (NYSE Alternext Paris – FR0010501015 – ALORO) announces today via its subsidiary MCMURDO:

Location beacon manufacturer, McMurdo, has launched a new website with enhanced usability and content. The new-look site is now live at and provides comprehensive product information together with a host of additional features. McMurdo says the easy-to-use interface enables both new and existing website visitors to access a wealth of up to date information in just a few clicks.

Incorporating a brand new service and support section, now offers full information on McMurdo's extensive network of repair and regional network centres. Details of national distributors and regional dealers can now be found on the new 'Where to Buy' pages, together with an FAQ page offering a first port of call for users looking to get the most from their McMurdo products. A full product portfolio together with downloadable information is also available, which showcases McMurdo's range of EPIRBs, SARTs, PLBs and grab bags, amongst other products.

Visitors to the new site will also find links to McMurdo’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitter pages, plus a full list of events and newsletter sign-up page.

Claire Morby, McMurdo’s Marketing Co-ordinator, says; “We have developed the new look site in response to our customer’s needs, and have integrated it with our existing social media to enable visitors to benefit from a full online experience. Customers can now access comprehensive information regarding McMurdo’s range quickly and easily, no matter where they are in the world.”

McMurdo says they will continue to develop the site, adding further features and posting regular news updates, making the website an important resource for anyone requiring information on emergency location beacons.

About McMurdo Ltd

McMurdo Ltd is a leading producer of Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs), Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs), Search and Rescue Transponders (SARTs), NAVTEX and VHF Radios for the maritime and leisure markets, including shipping, yachting, and outdoor adventure pursuits. According to McMurdo, the high quality product range is manufactured in the UK utilising the very latest technology available, and in partnership with the world’s safety regulatory organisations.

About Orolia SA

Orolia is a high-technology group specialized in precise Positioning, Navigation and Timing. Orolia provides high-precision electronics equipments that generate, distribute, measure and process the High-precision Time & Frequency signals that Critical Operations use to detect, trace, control, analyze or synchronize time and location-critical events. High-precision timing, positioning and synchronization solutions are vital for critical applications in growing markets such as Defense, Public Safety, and Telecom & Broadcasting in land, maritime, air or space environments. Since 2006, the Orolia group has been able to establish itself as one of the leaders in PNT solutions at a global level through five companies: Spectracom, SpectraTime, T4Science, McMurdo and Kannad integrated into three Customer-Focused Divisions : Positioning, Navigation and Timing. Orolia's headquarters are located in Les Ulis, (France). The company also has main offices in Neuchâtel (Switzerland), Rochester (New York), Basingstoke (UK), Portsmouth (UK) and Guidel (France) Orolia has both OSEO "Innovative Company" & "OSEO Excellence" Labels and won the 2010 Bold Creativity Prize.