ATS Awarded US$14.3 Million Order for Pharmacy Packaging Automation

CAMBRIDGE, ON, July 3 / - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. today
announced it has been awarded a US$14.3 million order to design, build,
install and support a number of automated packaging systems for a
market-leading healthcare company.

This significant order, incorporating robotics, automated material
handling systems and ATS SmartVision technology, involves a number of systems
that are scheduled to be delivered and installed at a number of different
customer production sites throughout North America. The delivery of the first
system is scheduled for the end of calendar 2007 while the balance of the
order is planned for delivery in calendar 2008. The name of the customer
cannot be released due to customer confidentiality.

"The order obtained today is a valued win for us because it comes from a
new customer for ATS, a customer with a strong market position and ambitious
growth plans for the future," said Ron Jutras, ATS President and CEO. "As
such, we expect this first program to be the start of a valued long-term
business relationship between our companies. Our selection for this highly
strategic assignment demonstrates the value of our breadth of capabilities,
services, relevant experience, size and excellent reputation in our industry
and markets."

About ATS
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. provides innovative, custom designed,
built and installed manufacturing solutions to many of the world's most
successful companies. Founded in 1978, ATS uses its industry-leading knowledge
and global capabilities to serve the sophisticated automation systems' needs
of multinational customers in healthcare, computer/electronics, automotive and
consumer products. It also leverages its many years of repetitive
manufacturing experience and skills to fulfill the specialized repetitive
equipment manufacturing requirements of customers. Through its solar business,
ATS participates in the growing solar energy industry and through its
precision components business it produces, in high volume, precision
components and subassemblies. ATS employs approximately 3,500 people at 24
manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Europe, southeast Asia
and China. The Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the symbol ATA. Visit the Company's website at

For further information: Carl Galloway, Vice President and Treasurer, Gerry
Beard, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, (519) 653-6500

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