BEIJING, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: HOLI) ("Hollysys" or the "Company"), a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it signed a contract of approximately US$ 4.2 million or RMB 26.60 million to supply its 200-250km/h high-speed rail ATP equipment to Ministry of Railways of China ("MOR"), which will be finished delivering by December 31, 2011. The on-board signaling equipment ATP (Automatic Train Protection) works together with the ground-based signaling equipment TCC (Train Control Center), as the crucial control elements in the high-speed railway signaling systems to ensure the safety and reliability of the high-speed railway operation. Dr. Changli Wang, CEO and Chairman of Hollysys, commented: "We are pleased of signing this 200-250km/h high-speed rail ATP contract for the works we've already completed largely. With approximately 17,000 km of high-speed rail tracks currently in construction in China, we are still seeing a huge market potential in high-speed rail signaling market for leading players like Hollysys to realize and capture. Given the whole product suite of our proprietary high-speed rail signaling systems completed and received European Safety Standard certification, Hollysys is poised to explore the vast international railway market to further create value for our shareholders." About Hollysys AutomationTechnologies, Ltd. Hollysys Automation Technologies is a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China that enables its diversified industry and utility customers to improve operating safety, reliability, and efficiency. Founded in 1993, Hollysys has approximately 3,500 employees with nationwide presence in over 40 cities in China, with subsidiaries and offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, India, and serves over 2000 customers in the industrial, railway, subway & nuclear industries in China, south-east Asia, and the middle east. Its proprietary technologies are applied in its industrial automation solution suite including Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), RMIS, HAMS, OTS, and other products, high-speed railway signaling system of Train Control Center(TCC) and Automatic Train Protection (ATP), and other products, subway supervisory and control platform (SCADA), and nuclear conventional island automation and control system. Safe Harbor This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of historical fact included herein are "forward-looking statements," including statements regarding: the ability of the Company to achieve its commercial objectives; the business strategy, plans and objectives of the Company and its subsidiaries; and any other statements of non-historical information. These forward-looking statements are often identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects" or similar expressions, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements, based upon the current beliefs and expectations of Hollysys management, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, they do involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be incorrect. Investors should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in the Company's reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available on its website ( http://www.sec.gov). All forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these factors. Other than as required under the securities laws, the Company does not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements. For further information, please contact: Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. www.hollysys.com+8610-58981386+8610-58981326 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd.