SOURCE: ProPhotonix Limited

June 20, 2011 02:00 ET

ProPhotonix Appoints Luster LightTech

SALEM, NH--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) -

20 June 2011

                        ProPhotonix Limited
                 ("ProPhotonix" or "the Company")

ProPhotonix Appoints Luster LightTech as Exclusive Distributor of
Machine Vision Illumination Products in China and Hong Kong

                Opens new markets for ProPhotonix

ProPhotonix Limited, (London Stock Exchange - AIM: PPIX and PPIR, OTC:
STKR.PK), a designer and manufacturer of LED systems and laser modules
as well as a distributor of premium vendors' laser diodes, announces
that it has appointed Luster LightTech Co. Ltd ("Luster LightTech") as
its exclusive distributor of Machine Vision illumination products in
China and Hong Kong. The agreement with Luster LightTech builds on the
Company's existing strong position within the Machine Vision
marketplace in Europe and the United States.

Machine Vision systems enable the inspection of products throughout the
manufacturing process and allow manufacturers to ensure that their
products conform to the exact specifications to which they were
initially designed. Luster LightTech, established in June 1996, is
made up of four separate business units covering both the Vision &
Imaging and Fibre Optic communication sectors. The company's product
offering includes illuminations and lens, sensors and cameras,
specified imaging modulesand also Machine Vision software. With
Offices around China and Hong Kong, Luster LightTech has an established
presence within the Machine Vision sector in this area.

Mark W. Blodgett, Chairman and CEO of ProPhotonix, said, "ProPhotonix
is already recognised as a leader in Machine Vision illumination
throughout Europe and North America. Our new partnership with Luster
LightTech positions ProPhotonix to gain market share in this
increasingly important sector of the Chinese manufacturing industry and
we look forward to accelerated growth in the region.""Luster LightTech is
considered to be the pre-eminent force for this
sector in China and Hong Kong. By combining their Machine Vision
integration expertise and market presence, with the technological
strength of ProPhotonix, we will be in a commanding position to deliver
superior value and performance to customers in China and Hong Kong."

Isabel Yang, Founder and General Manager of Luster LightTech, added:"With
our established product offering and expertise within the Machine
Vision sector in China and Hong Kong, this appointment will enable us
to add further value to our existing customer base whilst growing
ProPhotonix' geographic reach. We are delighted to have been appointed
by ProPhotonix, who are a proven leader in the high end Machine Vision
sector and have a wealth of blue-chip clients. We believe that this
partnership will accelerate both our companies' growth within the
sector at a time when the Machine Vision market is continually


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About ProPhotonix

ProPhotonix Limited, headquartered in Salem, New Hampshire, is an
independent designer and manufacturer of diode-based laser modules and
LED systems for industry leading OEMs and medical equipment companies.
In addition, the Company distributes premium diodes for Opnext, Sanyo &
Sony. The Company serves a wide range of markets including the machine
vision, industrial inspection, defense, sensors, and medical markets.
ProPhotonix has offices and subsidiaries in the U.S., Ireland, and
Europe. For more information about ProPhotonix and its innovative
products, visit the Company's web site at .

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