QNX Software Systems today announced that its founders, CEO Dan Dodge and COO Gordon Bell, are featured as "Heroes of Manufacturing" in the March 17, 2003, issue of Fortune magazine. The annual feature recognizes North Americans who are trailblazers in the manufacturing industry. Dodge and Bell received this distinguished title for building the QNX Neutrino(R) Realtime Operating System (RTOS), which, according to the article, "simply doesn't crash."
The "Heroes of Manufacturing" feature appears in Fortune's Industrial Management & Technology (IM&T) section, which is distributed to over 200,000 paid subscribers. The article is also featured on the Fortune web site at: http://www.fortune.com/fortune/imt/0,15704,427288-2,00.html.