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Distributed Control System withstands any single-point fault.

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Jul 30, 2012 - Full redundancy as well as multiple isolation and fail-safe concepts enable HOLLiAS-K to withstand any single-point fault. Even misconnection of 220 Vac to I/O channel will not harm this system. P-to-P (Peer to Peer), C/S (Client/Server), or hybrid system architecture can be selected according to project scale. Compatible with I/O modules of HollySys legacy system, DCS offers such features vertical mounting, modular connection, and tilted I/O design.

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Original Press Release

Hollysys Automation Technologies Announces the Release of Its 5th Generation DCS

Press release date: Jul 24, 2012

BEIJING -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it has released its 5th generation DCS (Distributed Control System) which is named HOLLiAS-K. This new generation DCS is a qualitative leap over the 4th generation in terms of reliability, flexibility, and easy-to-use.

The new HOLLiAS-K sets the new industry standard for reliability. HollySys has added its years of experiences in nuclear DCS into the design of HOLLiAS-K. Fully redundancy, multiple isolation and fail-safe concepts protect the system against any single-point fault. Even the misconnecting of 220VAC to I/O channel will harm the system nothing at all.

HOLLiAS-K offers the customers ultimate flexibility and convenience in system design and engineering. P-to-P (Peer to Peer), C/S (Client/Server), or hybrid system architecture can be selected according to the project scale, which meet the needs of both the large and medium/small applications. Further advantages such as vertical mounting, modular connection, and tilted I/O design make the engineering and wiring more effective and deliver the customers faster and more stable field installation.

To protect the investment of our existing customers, HOLLiAS-K is fully compatible with the I/O modules of HollySys legacy system. This feature could help our customers upgrade the legacy systems step by step in the future, risk-free and cost-effectively.

Beyond all the advantages of its own, HOLLiAS-K also takes the role as the basic platform of HollySys automation solutions. HOLLiAS AMS (Asset Management System), Batch Control, SIS (Safety Instrumentation System), MES (Manufacturing Execution System), and other family members can be integrated seamlessly together, in order to offer our customers a total automation solution from head to toe.

Dr. Changli Wang, CEO and Chairman of Hollysys, commented: "We feel very excited of the development of this new generation of our proprietary DCS, which has been our long-standing well recognized product in industrial automation market, the development of 5(th) generation of our proprietary DCS is not merely a technology breakthrough by our strong R&D team, but more of a customized product innovation driven by clients' needs and market demands. This new generation DCS will be the best cost performance product in the market, and provide us more advantages competing with both multinational and domestic players and will provide us more opportunities in market competition and replacement. Leveraging our strong R&D capability, customization capability and more complete product suite including the newly developed safety system SIS (Safety Instrumentation System), we will continue to penetrate and take the absolute market leading position in the market and continue to create value for our shareholders."

About Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd.

Hollysys Automation Technologies is a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China that enables its diversified industry and utility customers to improve operating safety, reliability, and efficiency. Founded in 1993, Hollysys has approximately 3,500 employees with nationwide presence in over 50 cities in China, with subsidiaries and offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, India, and serves over 3000 customers more than 10000 projects in the industrial, railway, subway & nuclear industries in China, South-East Asia, and the Middle East. Its proprietary technologies are applied in its industrial automation solution suite including Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), RMIS (Real-time Management Information System), HAMS (HolliAS Asset Management System), OTS (Operator Training System), HolliAS BATCH (Batch Application Package), HolliAS APC Suite (Advanced Process Control Package), SIS (Safety Instrumentation System), high-speed railway signaling system of Train Control Center (TCC), Automatic Train Protection (ATP), subway supervisory and control platform (SCADA), nuclear conventional island automation and control system and other products.

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