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February 12, 2007
Vectron International to Attend 11th Annual ARC Advisory Group Forum, Share Perspectives and Insight on Process Control Industry

Sensors & Advanced Packaging Group's Director of Business Development, Kerem Durdag, to Participate in Panel Exploring Emerging Field Device Innovations

ORLANDO, FL Vectron International, a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Frequency Control, Sensor, and Hybrid Product solutions, today announced that the company's Sensors & Advanced Packaging (SAP) business unit is attending the 11th Annual ARC Forum from February 12-15, 2007 in Orlando, Florida. During the four days of interactive sessions and presentations, Vectron's SAP executives will share strategies, insights and best practices with ARC analysts and other industry leaders. Additionally, this will be the first time the company will showcase its innovative Acoustic Wave Sensors technology following its acquisition of BiODE, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of fluid viscosity sensors and viscometer readers.

On January 31, 2007, Vectron announced the completion of its acquisition of BiODE, providing customers with access to the ViSmart™ viscosity sensor, a first-of-its-kind fluid viscosity monitoring technology that provides customers with time and cost savings as well as increased scalability by delivering instantaneous and continuous real-time, in-process viscosity and temperature measurement. The deal marked a strategic step in Vectron's continued efforts to drive change and innovation in the $50 billion global sensor market.

"The global sensor market is impressive not only in size - $45 to $50B - but also in its expanding growth, specifically sensors that offer physical measurements not possible in the past," said Wil Chin, research director, automation, ARC Advisory Group. "The most compelling aspect of the market is the breakthrough technologies using available mature technology deployed in a unique way to allow disruptive solutions in new sensing applications. A prime example of this leveraged acoustic wave technology typically associated with FCP applications, to industrial sensing solutions that enabled OEMs to deliver leading edge solutions to their customers."

At the ARC Forum, former CEO of BiODE and new Director of Business Development for Vectron's SAP group, Kerem Durdag, will highlight Vectron's ViSmart viscosity sensor solution for fluid viscosity monitoring in industrial applications, such as oil condition monitoring, in a panel discussion exploring the technologies destined to change how manufacturing plants are operated. Durdag will join executives from ABB, Emerson Process Management, Endress+Hauser, Invensys and Siemens on the panel, titled "Emerging Field Device Technologies," at 8:45 am EST on Thursday, February 15.

"Vectron is pleased to be joining other best-in-class CIOs and manufacturing and automaton executives at the ARC Annual Forum to explore new solutions to the business critical challenges facing manufacturers today," said Durdag. "We look forward to not only sharing our best practices with other industry leaders but also to leveraging the insight gained during the Forum as we continue to strengthen our offerings for oil condition monitoring and look to expand our Acoustic Wave Sensor technology platform into new applications in the industrial, military and automotive industries."

Vectron's Acoustic Wave Sensors technology leverages the company's well-established foundation of surface and bulk acoustic wave (SAW and BAW) technology and extensive experience in radio frequency (RF), signal conditioning, embedded system electronics design and advanced packaging technologies to set a new standard for performance and reliability in critical data gathering applications and meet increasing customer demands for durable, state-of-the-art precision sensor solutions across a broad range of industries.

For more information on Acoustic Wave Sensors from Vectron please contact a customer service representative at 1-88-VECTRON-1 or visit www.visensors.com.

About Vectron International
Vectron International is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of frequency control, sensor, and hybrid product solutions. Vectron solves complex timing, filtering and sensor challenges by delivering customized solutions that speed time to market and offer low total cost of ownership. Vectron uses the very latest techniques in both bulk acoustic wave (BAW) and surface acoustic wave (SAW) based designs from DC to microwave frequencies. Committed to the industry's highest quality service standard and complete satisfaction, Vectron International leverages its global footprint and 50 years of experience to help customers achieve competitive differentiation and improve their bottom line. Vectron International is headquartered in Hudson, NH and has operating facilities and sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia.