API Technologies' EMS Business Achieves New ISO 13485:2003 and AS9100 Rev C Certifications


API Technologies' EMS Business Achieves New ISO 13485:2003 and AS9100 Rev C Certifications

Company Extends Customer Reach within Growing Medical and Aerospace Markets

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- API Technologies Corp. (NAS: ATNY) ("API Technologies" or the "Company"), a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, today announced that it has received two new quality certifications for its Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) business, including the ISO 13485:2003 medical certification and AS9100 Rev C aerospace certification.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485:2003 is an internationally recognized standard that prescribes consistent processes for the design and manufacturing of medical devices. The ISO 13485:2003 designation marks API Technologies' first medical-certified facility certification and enables the company to reach a broader audience of medical industry customers that require electronics work to be performed at certified facilities. With the ISO 13485:2003 certification, the Company's Windber, PA location will be added to a growing list of API facilities that boast the highest quality certifications in the world.

AS9100 Rev C certification, based on the ISO 9001 quality management systems standard, is an internationally recognized quality management standard for the aerospace and defense industry. Like the ISO 13485:2003, AS9100 certification involves a third-party verification process that includes a detailed review of the Company's quality processes and documentation. The recognition of the Company's Rochester, NY facility marks the ninth API Technologies facility to achieve AS9100 certification.

"This multi-site certification demonstrates API's continued commitment to achieving the highest quality standards for the development and manufacture of our high-reliability solutions across all the industries we serve," said Bel Lazar, President and Chief Executive Officer of API Technologies Corp.

For additional information on API Technologies' Electronics Manufacturing Services, call +1 855-294-3800, visit http://www.apitech.com/ems, or email sales@apitech.com.

About API Technologies Corp.

API Technologies designs, develops and manufactures electronic systems, subsystems, RF and secure solutions for technically demanding defense, aerospace and commercial applications. API Technologies' customers include many leading Fortune 500 companies. API Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol ATNY. For further information, please visit the Company website at www.apitech.com.

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API Technologies Corp.
Tara Flynn Condon, +1 908-546-3903
Vice President, Corporate Development & Marketing

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