Aeroflex Signs Restronics as ATE Sales Channel Partner in U.S.


WICHITA, KS-November 29, 2007-Aeroflex today announced it signed Restronics as a manufacturer's representative for its Automated Test Equipment (ATE) product line in the United States. As part of the continued Aeroflex global expansion strategy this action will provide an additional national sales channel in the United States for its highly successful line of ATE equipment. Restronics will augment the existing Aeroflex direct Sales team with a more ATE focused indirect channel and help provide complete selling coverage for the U.S. Restronics specializes in selling durable and consumable goods to the manufacturing industry. The Aeroflex ATE product line covers in-circuit (ICT) through functional testing and will be a high quality complimentary product to their portfolio line.

"The addition of Restronics as our manufacturer's representative provides Aeroflex with a highly skilled sales force to represent our products nationwide," said Ryan Panos, Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Aeroflex Test Solutions. "Combining more than 40 Restronics sales personnel with Aeroflex's strong expertise in ATE will provide current and future customers with the solutions to their ATE testing needs."

"Adding Aeroflex to our product line fills a gap for our customers seeking high quality ATE equipment," said Ralph Savage, president, Restronics. "Restronics is dedicated to meeting the equipment and supply requirements of electronic manufacturers and the Aeroflex line will help solidify this dedication to our customers."

Restronics has locations all over the U.S. With 14 regional offices from the West Coast to the East Coast they provide regional support with fast response times for their customers.

About Aeroflex ATE Equipment

5800 Series Multi-Configuration Multi-Functional Test System

The 5800 Series is designed to meet the ever-changing needs of today's rapidly evolving PCB manufacturing environment. Building on Aeroflex's long history of producing functional and in-circuit test equipment, the 5800 Series combines both methodologies. The 5800 Series also took a giant leap in flexibility by adding PXI capabilities. The addition of PXI enables the user to implement solutions using not only Aeroflex PXI cards but also cards from any PXI manufacturer.

4200 Series Advanced Manufacturing Test System

The 4200 Series Advanced Manufacturing Test System is the flagship of Aeroflex's ATE range. The 4250 is the latest version offering a compact small-footprint design that can be equipped with a maximum of 2,048 pure (non-multiplexed) test points. It offers fast and efficient testing of a wide range of printed circuit boards using analog and digital in-circuit, boundary scan and functional techniques

5200 Series Power Manufacturing Defect Analyzers

The 5200 Series is a range of power manufacturing defect analyzers offering the highest throughput capability to the electronics manufacturing industry.

Aeroflex Vehicle Radio Test System (VRTS)

The VRTS was designed to significantly reduce warranty costs associated with in-vehicle information and entertainment systems. VRTS verifies the quality of the assembly and installation of these systems by using automated functional testing as part of the production line process.

Superior Service and Support

In an ATE environment, system uptime is key to ensure success and profitability. Aeroflex demonstrates commitment to its customers' success by providing superior local support for its U.S. ATE products out of its facility in Wichita, KS. To provide local applications development support, Aeroflex partners with Metrikos in Boston and has relationships with a number of fixture providers.

About Restronics

Restronics Co., Inc. was established as a manufacturers' representative on March 1, 1980 for servicing electronics OEMs and the local distribution which serves them. The company's philosophy of working closely with engineering personnel, assisting in overcoming production problems, and helping to improve process efficiencies has proven to be an excellent mission. Whether it is with product lines represented or collective knowledge of the processes its intent is to service their customers. Restronics provides OEMs options for better, cost efficient manufacturing methods and materials. Since 1980 they have grown to thirteen offices, over 40 sales people, and offer our services in 48 states and one U.S. territory.

About Aeroflex

Aeroflex Incorporated is a global provider of high technology solutions to the aerospace, defense, cellular and broadband communications markets. The company's diverse technologies allow it to design, develop, manufacture and market a broad range of test, measurement and microelectronic products. Aeroflex Incorporated, founded in 1937, is a privately held company with more than 2,600 employees worldwide. Additional information concerning Aeroflex Incorporated can be found on the Company's Web site: www.aeroflex.com.

James E. De Broeck
Aeroflex Incorporated
(316) 522-4981
jim.debroeck@aeroflex.com

Debra Seifert
McClenahan Bruer Communications
(503) 546-1000
debra@mcbru.com

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