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Zebra Technologies Announces New Product Design Center

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Innovative physical workplace designed to enable creative culture and inspire industry-leading technology advancements</i> </p>

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Zebra Technologies Announces New Product Design Center09:00 EDT Tuesday, May 10, 2011 LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (Business Wire) -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a recognized global leader in bar code, kiosk, card and RFID printers as well as real-time location solutions, today announced the opening of its new design center in Agoura Hills, CA. The new facility, which officially opened its doors on March 14, currently houses more than 200 Zebra employees responsible for the design and development of new products. In moving its workforce from a manufacturing environment to the new Zebra Design Center, the company aims to create a unique work experience that attracts engineering talent and enables even higher levels of innovation and collaboration around defining, designing and marketing best-in-class products. “The depth, breadth and performance of Zebra's product portfolio are unmatched, and we have clear intentions to leverage our competitive advantage by providing a leading-edge work environment. Our new design center better enables our design team to co-create exceptional product ideas that are highly relevant to the expanding application needs of customers across numerous vertical and global geographic markets,” said Hugh Gagnier, senior vice president, business development and operations at Zebra. The Zebra Design Center in Agoura Hills is located in close proximity to the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley areas to draw more technical talent from southern California universities. In contrast to typical product engineering facilities where design spaces are segmented into disciplines or projects, the engineering labs, concept-build and test facilities and new product introduction pilot line areas are situated in the center of the facility. This approach is more conducive to overall engineering collaboration and allows, for example, a retail-focused team to share and spark ideas among a healthcare-focused team. Structured with floor-to-ceiling windows and a shared open work area, the space configuration allows employees as well as visiting partners and customers to see work progressing. Branching out from this central space are bright open desk and casual seating and collaboration areas with white boards in which development teams can create and share new ideas. “The physical work environment can significantly impact design teams' levels of engagement and effectiveness. We view our Design Center an important part of retaining and attracting additional world class talent,” added Gagnier. “We've taken a progressive and industry best practice approach to ensure the most advanced tools are at our employees' fingertips and meet the evolving preferences of emerging technology talent.” About Zebra Technologies Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) gives customers visibility of critical assets, people and transactions through a broad range of printing and location technologies. Our bar code, card, kiosk and RFID printers as well as real-time location solutions have made us a recognized global leader in providing enabling solutions that identify, track, and manage critical assets, people and transactions for improved business efficiencies. For more information about Zebra's solutions, visit http://www.zebra.com. Zebra TechnologiesTim Dreyer, +1 847 793 5677tdreyer@zebra.comorOgilvy Public Relations WorldwideJenny Braga, +1 312 397 6063jenny.braga@ogilvypr.com