SOURCE: Astro-Med, Inc.

December 20, 2007 09:15 ET

Astro-Med Continues to Execute Stock Buy-Back

WEST WARWICK, RI--(Marketwire - December 20, 2007) - Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that on December 19, 2007 it purchased 50,000 shares of its common stock on the open market at $8.60 per share. The shares purchased represent approximately 1% of the outstanding shares.

Commenting on the transaction, Albert W. Ondis, Astro-Med's CEO, stated: "We simply could not pass up the opportunity to purchase these shares at a price that is such an attractive value. With the completion of this purchase, management has authorization to purchase an additional 394,189 shares."

Astro-Med, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high tech specialty printing systems, electronic medical instrumentation, and test and measurement instruments sold under the brand names Astro-Med®, Grass® Technologies and QuickLabel® Systems. Astro-Med, Inc. products are employed around the world in a wide range of industrial, scientific, and medical applications. Additional information about Astro-Med, Inc. is available by visiting

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This news release contains forward-looking statements, and actual results may vary from those expressed or implied herein. Factors that could affect these results include those mentioned in Astro-Med's FY 2007 annual report and its annual and quarterly filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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