May 10, 2005

Aegis Broadens Sales and Support Network with Sigmatek Trading Corp

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Aegis Industrial Software Corporation, the leader in Manufacturing Information Management Systems announce d they have finalized a partnership agreement with Sigmatek Trading Corp.

The partnership strengthens the offerings of both companies, extending the sales and technical support for Aegis products further into Asia, and adding award winning manufacturing software to the Sigmatek line of high-end electronic equipment and consumables.

"This is part of our multinational strategy to provide the benefits of the Aegis software solution to manufacturers based in Taiwan, China and other areas of Asia," Carl Brytz, Asia Business Development Manager for Aegis said.

Sigmatek will provide full sales and sales support for Aegis products in the region, including training with first line support to end users. After initial training of Sigmatek personnel, Aegis will deploy a direct technical support team based in Taiwan, specifically to assist Sigmatek in these efforts.

Jason Spera, CEO of Aegis said, "Sigmatek's excellent sales and service reputation made them the perfect partners to assist us in developing new sales opportunities in Asia and to support
our growing number of multinational customers. This expansion is part of the Aegis business strategy to extend our North American and European leadership into Asia with strong regional sales and support operations. "

Watson Liu, General Manager, Sigmatek Trading Corp. agreed, stating, "We look forward to a long relationship that will benefit both our companies and provide new resources for our customers."

About Sigmatek
Headquartered in Taiwan, Sigmatek Corp. is a fully integrated supplier of electronics assembly equipment and consumables to Taiwan, China and other regions in Asia. The company services all major electronics facilities; front-end wafer manufacturers, back-end IC packaging assembly houses and SMT manufacturing.

For additional information contact:

Deb Geiger
VP, Global Marketing
Phone: +1 215.773.3571 x 1106
Email: [email protected]