SOURCE: VBS International, Inc.

June 06, 2005 07:45 ET

VBS International Acquires Cryotech Incorporated

CAMPBELL, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 6, 2005 -- VBS International, Inc., a leader in cryogenic transfer systems for over 25 years, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cryotech Incorporated, a Southern California company specializing in cryogenic dewar repair, gas control panels and on-site servicing of plant systems.

"Through our current business relationship, VBS and Cryotech have developed a strong mutual respect," stated Gary Sandercock, president of VBS. "Cryotech's business complements VBS' existing cryogenic pipe and equipment business. We are very excited about this acquisition and the combined opportunities we will have as one company."

The Cryotech office, located in Southern California, will remain open with Jim Amato, previous owner, staying on to help with the transition and day-to-day operations. Jim will report to Gary Sandercock, president of VBS, in the Campbell office. All current employees of Cryotech will remain on staff. Additional staff will be added to accommodate growth.

VBS will now be known as Cryotech International, a VBS company.

VBS International:

Founded in 1979, VBS International has an extensive history of developing and manufacturing systems for the safe, efficient distribution of cryogenic fluids. VBS manufactures a complete line of vacuum insulated LN2 handling products including flexible cryogenic hoses, bendable LN2 piping and a variety of automatic filling equipment. Contact VBS for complete system design, engineering and manufacturing of LN2 equipment for any industrial or food application including: semiconductor, electronics and aerospace environmental temperature testing; special effects (fogging); biological freezing applications; inerting of food and beverage containers; container pressurization; and food freezing.

Contact VBS International at 408-371-3303 or on the web at www.vbsinternational.com

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    Contact: Suzy Andrade
    Phone: (408) 371-3303 x1061
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