November 16, 2006 08:30 ET

Butler International Expands India Engineering Operations to Better Serve Customers

MONTVALE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2006 -- Butler International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BUTL) announced today that Venu Byna has joined Butler as Vice President, Engineering Services. Mr. Byna comes to Butler from Satyam Computer Services Ltd. with extensive experience with offshore design centers for a wide range of global blue-chip customers. Mr. Byna obtained his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from PSG College of Coimbatore. He is well-versed in multiple industry best practices and technologies from Six Sigma to digital manufacturing knowledge-based engineering. Butler's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Edward M. Kopko, commented, "We are pleased to have Venu on the Butler Team. He has already begun implementing process delivery improvements which will add tremendous value to our customers."

The Company has also expanded its operations in India to include a new location in Kairathabad, Hyderabad. The new facility is the home of the Company's Internal IT, Help Desk Support, Marketing, Finance, and Recruiting Departments. The Company's other facility in Hyderabad is located in Banjara Hills and houses the customer-facing IT and engineering teams. The Company's international IT network includes video conferencing and IP telephony to provide its customers seamless global communication.

Butler's international teams bring expertise in the latest technologies. The Company has trained engineering professionals with experience in aircraft, aerospace, and heavy machinery. In response to the growing demand for more sophisticated engineering verticals, Butler has added CATIA and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to its menu of global services. Butler believes that the commonality of engineering tools combined with expert domestic domain knowledge allows global business models to connect qualified engineers with customers in a cost effective manner.

Butler opened its first office in Hyderabad in 2001 under the direction of Praveen Reddy, Managing Director. Praveen has been a Butler employee for twelve years and has opened and managed four design centers for Butler in Illinois and Indiana before assuming his current responsibilities. The Hyderabad office is part of Butler's network of 17 Engineering and Technology Development Centers throughout the United States and abroad. It is designed to provide clients parallel services offered by Butler in its U.S. locations, including Technology Services, Technical Services (including engineering and design), and Telecommunications.

About Butler International

Butler International, Inc. is a leading provider of TechOutsourcing services, helping customers worldwide increase performance and savings. Butler's global services model provides clients with onsite, offsite, or offshore service delivery options customized appropriately to their unique objectives. During its 60-year history of providing services, Butler has served many prestigious companies in industries including aircraft, aerospace, defense, telecommunications, financial services, heavy equipment, manufacturing, and more. If you would like to find out more about Butler's value-added global services, visit us on the web at

Information contained in this press release, other than historical information, may be considered forward-looking in nature; as such it is based upon certain assumptions and is subject to various risks and uncertainties, which may not be controllable by the Company. To the extent that these assumptions prove to be incorrect, or should any of these risks or uncertainties materialize, the actual results may vary materially from those that were anticipated.

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