SOURCE: Astro-Med, Inc.

December 13, 2007 09:30 ET

Astro-Med to Present at Tenth Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference

WEST WARWICK, RI--(Marketwire - December 13, 2007) - Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) today announced that Albert W. Ondis, Chairman and CEO, will make a presentation about the company's strategy for sustaining growth and profitability at the Tenth Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference in New York City held from January 8-11, 2008. Astro-Med is a leading manufacturer of specialty printing systems and supplies marketed worldwide under the brand names Astro-Med®, QuickLabel® Systems and Grass® Technologies.

Astro-Med's presentation at the Needham Conference is the latest event in management's ongoing campaign to raise the company's profile among institutional investors. Other recent investor relations efforts include the company's presentation at the AeA MicroCap conference in Monterey in May, and its ongoing private meetings with select groups of institutional investors.

Astro-Med's presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, January 9, 2008 from 8:30-9:00 AM EST and will be followed by a 30-minute large group breakout session in which questions will be taken. This will be followed by a series of smaller, one-on-one sessions during which members of the management team including Everett V. Pizzuti, President and COO, and Joseph P. O'Connell, Senior Vice President and CFO, will answer questions pertaining to company performance.

Organized annually by Needham & Company, the 4-day Needham Growth Stock Conference has become the largest and most prominent emerging growth technology conference in the United States. Companies are invited to present by invitation only. This is the 4th year Astro-Med has been invited to present.

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

About Astro-Med, Inc.

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

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
    Joseph P. O'Connell
    Astro-Med, Inc.
    (401) 828-4000