April 21, 2005 11:00 ET

Butler International Announces Expansion of Hyderabad, India Facility

MONTVALE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 21, 2005 -- Butler International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BUTLE) announced today the expansion of its facility in Hyderabad, India. In March 2005, Butler relocated to Banjara Hills, an upscale marketplace in Hyderabad. The Company held its official ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday. The event was well attended by local dignitaries and press, clients and Butler's Chairman and CEO, Edward M. Kopko.

The new location is a 16,000 square foot, 24-hour/7 day a week facility, which currently houses approximately 100 employees across three shifts. The Company has the capacity to grow to 180 employees in one shift, and 540 in all three shifts within the next 18-24 months. Through IP telephony and video conferencing, Butler is able to provide its clients with seamless communication between the United States and India.

Butler opened its first office in Hyderabad in 2001 under the direction of Praveen Reddy, Managing Director. Praveen has been a Butler employee for eleven 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.

"In 2005, Butler's focus is to leverage Butler India in order to maximize the value of the services we offer our clients. Today, we are able to offer global services delivery; the right mix of onsite, offsite, and offshore service delivery customized to meet our clients' objectives. As a customer-focused organization we believe it's important to provide our clients with a complete package of services." Commented Edward M. Kopko, Chairman and Chief Executive Office of Butler International, Inc.

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 59-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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