AUSTIN, Texas, March 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI) (Nasdaq:SCON), a world leader in the development and production of high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials and associated technologies, announced it received notification from The NASDAQ Stock Market on March 26, 2013, that NASDAQ's staff has determined that the Company has regained compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(a)(2), which requires that listed securities maintain a minimum closing bid price of $1.00 per share. NASDAQ advised the Company that the matter of the Company's compliance with that requirement is now closed. About Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI) Superconductor Technologies Inc., headquartered in Austin, TX, has been a world leader in HTS materials since 1987, developing more than 100 patents as well as proprietary trade secrets and manufacturing expertise. For more than a decade, STI has been providing innovative interference elimination and network enhancement solutions to the commercial wireless industry. The company is currently leveraging its key enabling technologies, including RF filtering, HTS materials and cryogenics to develop energy efficient, cost-effective and high performance second generation (2G) HTS wire for existing and emerging power applications. Superconductor Technologies Inc.'s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol "SCON." For more information about STI, please visit http://www.suptech.com. The Superconductor Technologies Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3963 Safe Harbor Statement Statements in this press release regarding our business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are inherently subject to uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. These factors and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: limited cash and a history of losses; our ability to raise sufficient capital to fund our operations, and the impact on our strategic initiatives of any inability to raise such funds; the impact of any such financing activity on the level of our stock price; limited number of potential customers; decreases in average selling prices for our products; rapidly advancing technology in our target markets; our need to overcome additional technical challenges in attaining milestones to develop and manufacture commercial lengths of our Conductus ® HTS wire; customer acceptance of our Conductus HTS wire; the impact of competitive products, technologies and pricing; limited number of suppliers for some of our components; no significant backlog from quarter to quarter; fluctuations in sales and product demand from quarter to quarter, which can be significant; our proprietary rights, while important to our business, are difficult and costly to protect; manufacturing capacity constraints and difficulties; cost and uncertainty from compliance with environmental regulations; and local, regional, and national and international economic conditions and events, and the impact they may have on us and our customers. Forward-looking statements can be affected by many other factors, including, those described in the "Business" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of STI's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and in STI's other public filings. These documents are available online at STI's website, www.suptech.com, or through the SEC's website, www.sec.gov. Forward-looking statements are based on information presently available to senior management, and STI has not assumed any duty to update any forward-looking statements.
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