The Simplicity division of Carlson will continue to provide all previous services.

Carlson Software Inc., of Maysville, Ky., will acquire all assets of Simplicity Systems Inc., a Minnesota corporation.

Simplicity will operate as a division of Carlson and will be based in Carlson’s headquarters in Maysville, Ky. The Simplicity division of Carlson will provide technical support, training and all services previously provided by Simplicity. All current products will continue to be available to customers.

Simplicity Systems will join C & G Software Systems, acquired in Nov. 2001, in the Carlson Software family of companies focused on the land surveying and land development industries.

The transaction will be finalized on March 1, 2002. About Simplicity Founded in 1983, Simplicity Systems provides coordinate geometry, CAD, data transfer and utility software to the land surveying industry. About Carlson Founded in 1983 by Bruce Carlson, Carlson Software is a leading provider of CAD and data collection software for the land surveying, civil engineering, mining, and machine control industries. Carlson has offices in Kentucky, Massachusetts, Georgia and California.