HAMDEN, Conn., Sept. 17, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TransAct Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:TACT), a global leader in market-specific printers for transaction-based industries, today announced that Charles Dill, one of the Company's directors, has entered into a 10b5-1 sales plan for the sale of up to 40,000 shares of TransAct common stock.  The plan was entered into for tax planning and diversification purposes. Upon completion of the plan, Mr. Dill expects to still own or hold options for over 195,000 shares. Mr. Dill has been a director of the Company since its inception in 1996 and has not sold any shares of the Company's stock prior to the adoption of this 10b5-1 sales plan.

Rule 10b5-1 permits corporate officers, directors and others to adopt written, pre-arranged stock trading plans when they are not in possession of material, non-public information.  Using these plans, insiders may gradually spread stock trades over a period of time regardless of any material, non-public information they may receive after adopting their plans.   In accordance with 10b5-1 rules, Mr. Dill will have no discretion over sales under his plan.

About TransAct Technologies Incorporated

TransAct Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:TACT) is a leader in developing and manufacturing market-specific printers for transaction-based industries. These industries include casino, gaming, lottery, banking, kiosk and point-of-sale. Each individual market has distinct, critical requirements for printing and the transaction is not complete until the receipt and/or ticket is produced. TransAct printers are designed from the ground up based on market specific requirements and are sold under the Ithaca┬« and Epic product brands. TransAct distributes its printers through OEMs, value-added resellers, selected distributors, and direct to end-users. TransAct has over two million printers installed around the world. TransAct is committed to world-class printer service, spare parts and accessories required by a growing worldwide installed base of printers. Beyond printers, TransAct is a leader in providing printing supplies to the full transaction printer market. Through its TransAct Services Group, TransAct provides a complete range of supplies and consumables items used in the printing and scanning activities of customers in the hospitality, banking, retail, gaming and government markets. Through its webstore, http://www.transactsupplies.com , and a direct selling team, TransAct addresses the on-line demand for these products.  TransAct is headquartered in Hamden, CT. For more information on TransAct, visit http://www.transact-tech.com or call 203.859.6800.
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