Matrix to distribute N-Connex system

Matrix Design Group, LLC (Matrix) has announced a distribution partnership agreement with Northern Light Technologies (NLT) for distribution and service of the N-Connex system throughout the United States (US) and Africa, the company said.

N-Connex is an award-winning networking system designed specifically for harsh environments, integrating voice and high-speed data communications, asset and personnel tracking, control and automation, video surveillance, condition monitoring and other solutions into a single modular, Wi-Fi and Ethernet based platform.

The advantage of the N-Connex system lies in its ability to create a completely custom, modular network for any operation, from underground hard rock mines to process plants, from tunnels to heavy industry. Using an easy to expand and troubleshoot Wi-Fi + Ethernet solution, an operation can continue to grow while assured their data, communications and Wi-Fi-connected Internet of Things (IoT) equipment will be able to grow with them.

Matrix is a designer, developer and marketer of safety and productivity technology for use in industry. Its innovative, industry-leading systems include proximity detection, communications, tracking, mine atmospheric monitoring, lighting and cameras. Matrix is a subsidiary of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP). For more information, see

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