Key Technology To Present At Needham Growth Stock Conference And Sidoti Micro Cap Conference

Key Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTEC) announced today that David Camp, President and CEO, and Jack Ehren, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the 14 th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference in New York on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. EST. An Internet broadcast of the presentation can be accessed at or from the Company’s website at The presentation will provide an overview of the Company’s competitive landscape, market solutions and product innovation, financial performance and strategic focus.

Dr. Camp and Mr. Ehren will also present at the Sidoti & Company Semi-Annual New York Micro Cap Conference on Monday, January 9, 2012 also in New York City. The Sidoti Conference showcases companies that have sound fundamentals and intriguing stories, show fast growth and profitability, or otherwise hold great promise, yet are largely unknown to investors.

About Key Technology

Key Technology, Inc., headquartered in Walla Walla, Washington, is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of process automation systems for the food processing and industrial markets. The Company’s products integrate electro-optical inspection and sorting, specialized conveying and product preparation equipment, which allow processors to improve quality, increase yield and reduce cost. Key has manufacturing facilities in Washington, Oregon, and the Netherlands, and worldwide sales and service coverage.

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