SOURCE: Astro-Med, Inc.

March 24, 2008 15:30 ET

Astro-Med, Inc. to Present at B. Riley & Co. 9th Annual Las Vegas Investor Conference

WEST WARWICK, RI--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) today announced that Albert W. Ondis, Chairman and CEO, along with Joseph P. O'Connell, Senior Vice President and CFO, will make a presentation about the company's strategy for sustained growth and profitability at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 4:00pm Pacific Time (7:00pm EDT) at the B. Riley & Co. 9th Annual Las Vegas Investor Conference. Astro-Med is a leading manufacturer of specialty printing systems and supplies marketed worldwide under the brand names Astro-Med®, Grass® Technologies, and QuickLabel® Systems.

Astro-Med's primary presentation will take place Thursday, April 3 from 4:00-4:30pm (7:00pm EDT). Before 4:00 pm, Astro-Med's management team will participate in the conference's breakout sessions and will meet one-on-one with interested groups of investors who opt to schedule the Astro-Med presentation into their schedules.

Astro-Med's presentation at the B. Riley Conference is the latest event in management's ongoing campaign to raise the company's profile among institutional investors. The 9th Annual B. Riley Investor Conference will be its largest conference to date, with three days of presentations by more than 150 companies in a variety of industries, including retail, restaurants, semiconductors, technology hardware, software, IT services, communications, media, healthcare, and financial services.

The text of Astro-Med's presentation at the B. Riley Conference will be made available for public download at its corporate web site, www.astro-medinc.com, following the in-person presentation.

About B. Riley

Founded in 1997, B. Riley & Co. began by successfully targeting small cap, California based companies. It has earned a reputation for providing proprietary, unbiased and often contrarian equity and high yield research coverage to institutional and private clients. In addition to providing research on more than 100 companies, it makes a market in approximately 120 securities. The firm provides investment banking services to a wide range of middle market private and public companies, and is a Member of NASD and SIPC. B. Riley is headquartered in Los Angeles and maintains offices in Newport Beach, San Francisco, and New York. For more information, please visit www.brileyco.com.

About Astro-Med

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 at www.astro-medinc.com

Safe Harbor Statement

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 FY2007 annual report and its annual and quarterly filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Albert W. Ondis
    CEO
    Joseph P. O'Connell
    CFO
    Astro-Med, Inc.
    (401) 828-4000