SOURCE: Astro-Med, Inc.

September 17, 2007 09:30 ET

Astro-Med to Introduce New Cockpit Printer Designed for Business Jet Market at National Business Aviation Association Show in Atlanta

WEST WARWICK, RI--(Marketwire - September 17, 2007) - Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that it has introduced a new cockpit printer designed specifically for the business jet market. The printer will be displayed at the National Business Aviation Association's 60th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2007) in Atlanta, GA, September 25-27, 2007.

The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is billed as the premier event and annual meeting place for the business aviation community. It brings together a global community of business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, flight department personnel, single-pilot operations and all manner of people involved in nearly every aspect of business aviation. Aircraft, avionics, engines, aircraft interiors, navigation equipment, composite material and other products used on business jets will be exhibited at the convention.

Tom Carll, National Sales Manager for Astro-Med's Test & Measurement Product Group, comments on the introduction, "The business jet printer is an exciting new addition to the ToughWriter 4 family of printers. These printers have gained wide acceptance in the commercial and military aircraft markets, and this new printer will allow us to directly target the growing business jet market." Carll continued, "We timed this product release to coincide with NBAA2007, as we felt it was the perfect venue for reaching this important market. This is our first year exhibiting at this convention and we have high hopes for a successful show."

Astro-Med is currently furnishing airborne printers for the Airbus A380 and A400M, the Boeing C-17, B-787, B-777, B-747, B-767, and the Lockheed C-130 in addition to the un-named aircraft announced in a previous news release.

Astro-Med, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high tech specialty printing systems, electronic medical instrumentation, and test and measurement instruments employed around the world in a wide range of industrial, scientific and medical applications.

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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:
    Everett V. Pizzuti
    Astro-Med, Inc.
    (401) 828-4000