About Standex Electronics GroupStandex Electronics Group specializes in electro-mechanical engineered solutions. It is a leading manufacturer of electronic components and subassemblies including reed switches, electrical connectors, sensors, toroids and relays, fixed and variable inductors and electronic assemblies, fluid sensors, tunable inductors, transformers and magnetic components. Its ATC-Frost Magnetics subsidiary designs and manufactures a broad range of magnetic transformers for a variety of market sectors. Its Meder Electronic subsidiary designs, manufactures and distributes a broad offering of magnetic reed switch, reed relay and reed sensor solutions. Standex Electronics provides custom solutions to customers in many markets including aerospace, medical, industrial, automotive, appliance, lighting, security and several green segments. The Standex Electronics Group's headquarters is in Cincinnati, Ohio. The group has facilities in Cincinnati, Ohio; Douglas, Arizona; Wareham, Massachusetts; Singen and Grossbreitenbach, Germany; Tianjin and Shanghai, China; Hong Kong; Sonora, Mexico; Kent, UK and Ontario, Canada. About Standex Standex International Corporation is a multi-industry manufacturer in five broad business segments: Food Service Equipment Group, Engineering Technologies Group, Engraving Group, Electronics Group, and Hydraulics Products Group with operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Turkey, South Africa, India and China. For additional information, visit the Company's website at www.standex.com. About Electronic Design Electronic Design is a leading electronics industry trade publication and the authority on emerging technologies for design solutions. 1 Safe Harbor Language Statements in this news release include, or may be based upon, management's current expectations, estimates and/or projections about Standex's markets and industries. These statements are forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may materially differ from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ are the impact of implementation of government regulations and programs affecting our businesses, unforeseen legal judgments, fines or settlements, uncertainty in conditions in the financial and banking markets, general domestic and international economy including more specifically increases in raw material costs, the ability to substitute less expensive alternative raw materials, the ability to continue to successfully implement productivity improvements, increase market share, access new markets, introduce new products, enhance our presence in strategic channels, the successful expansion and automation of manufacturing capabilities and diversification efforts in emerging markets, the ability to continue to achieve cost savings through lean manufacturing, cost reduction activities, and low cost sourcing, effective completion of plant consolidations, successful completion and integration of this acquisitions and the other factors discussed in the Annual Report of Standex on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and any subsequent periodic reports filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, any forward-looking statements represent management's estimates only as of the day made and should not be relied upon as representing management's estimates as of any subsequent date. While the Company may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company and management specifically disclaim any obligation to do so, even if management's estimates change.