News | May 7, 2019

AstroNova Expands Asia Aerospace Business

WEST WARWICK, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, today announced that it has secured multi-year contracts from several major Asian commercial airlines and leasing companies for AstroNova-manufactured flight deck printers for installation on new aircraft. The contracts vary in duration from four to eight years. Additionally, the Company has established an authorized repair station in Singapore to support its growing presence in the region.

“These latest commitments from Asia are a great endorsement of the many operational benefits provided by our AstroNova avionics products and our expanded regional presence,” said AstroNova President and CEO Greg Woods. “We are pleased to see the continued expansion of our aerospace business into Asia, which solidifies AstroNova as a global leader in flight deck avionics. We look forward to building additional alliances with Asian commercial airlines and leasing companies over the coming quarters.”

According to the International Air Transport Association, the Asia-Pacific region will be the biggest driver of industry growth over the next two decades, with more than half the total number of new passengers coming from these markets.

“The Singapore repair station simplifies logistics and provides rapid turnaround for airlines that operate in the Asia region,” Woods continued. “The station has received the necessary operational certifications to repair AstroNova products from aviation authorities in the US (Federal Aviation Administration), the European Union (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and China (Civil Aviation Administration of China).”

About AstroNova
AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies since 1969, designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad range of products that acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats. The Product Identification segment offers a variety of hardware and software products and associated supplies that allow customers to mark, track and enhance the appearance of their products. The segment’s two business units are QuickLabel®, the industry leader in tabletop digital color label printing and TrojanLabel®, an innovative leader for professional label presses and specialty printers. The Test and Measurement segment includes the Test & Measurement business unit, which offers a suite of products and services that acquire, record and analyze electronic signal data from local and networked sensors. The segment also includes the AstroNova Aerospace business unit, which designs and manufactures avionics equipment and systems that serve the world’s aerospace and defense industries with proven advanced airborne technology solutions for both the cockpit and the cabin. The key products include flight deck printers, networking hardware, and related accessories. AstroNova is a member of the Russell Microcap® Index and the LD Micro Index (INDEXNYSEGIS: LDMICRO). Additional information is available by visiting www.astronovainc.com.

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