About the Companies JK Lasers, a division of GSI Group Inc. and a leading supplier of fiber lasers, Nd:YAG laser solutions, Q-Switched Lasers, Gas Lasers, and associated process tools. The company is based in Rugby, U.K. and has been in business for more than 40 years. More information about JK Lasers' fiber laser range is available on the company's website at www.jklasers.com. For additional information, please contact JK Lasers, sales on +44-(0)1788-517800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. GSI Group Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and sells laser-based solutions, optical control devices and associated precision motion technologies to electronics, industrial, medical, and scientific markets. GSI Group Inc.'s common shares are quoted on NASDAQ (GSIG). Safe Harbor and Forward Looking Information Certain statements in this release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. All statements contained in this news release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, and are generally identified by words such as "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "estimate," "plan," "aim," and other similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Our actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements for many reasons. A list of these and other important risk factors that could affect the outcome of the events set forth in these statements and that could affect the GSI Group's operating results and financial condition are discussed in Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, and in the Company's subsequent filings with the SEC made prior to or after the date hereof. Such statements are based on the Company's management's beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to the Company's management. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this document except as required by law.