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Contract with MEMS Sensor Company Continues to Expand its Position as a Leader in Advanced Automated Assembly, Packaging, and Test Technologies

Bennington Microtechnology Center Announces Process Development Partnership with Apogee Technology

ROSEMONT, IL | Posted on June 13th, 2007

The Bennington Microtechnology Center (BMC), a leader in the commercialization of sensors through innovative manufacturing, packaging, and test technology announced here today at Sensors Expo 2007 that it has formed a Process Development Partnership with Apogee Technology. The agreement provides Apogee with a manufacturing process design for their new Sensilica™ line of pressure sensors. This initial order includes design, development, and implementation of an assembly, packaging, and test process for Apogee's new line of pressure sensors. Included will be an initial pilot production run for process qualification and customer sampling.

"Receiving this significant order from a major sensor company with an exciting new product validates again that our modular and flexible automated manufacturing process approach supports complex process development and is extensible to volume production," said Henry Klim, Executive Director of BMC. "During our evaluation phase, BMC was extremely supportive, providing a variety of options for assembly, packaging and test. In addition, BMC is providing a comprehensive Supply Chain Management approach to manufacturing…they are taking care of all of the procurement, assembly, packaging and test activities which will free us up for what we do best…design and develop sensors. We are truly excited about this partnership," commented Dave Meyers, COO of Apogee Technology, Inc.

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For more information, please contact David Harris, Director of Business Development and Sales at 802-753-1903 and/or .

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About Bennington Microtechnology Center (BMC)
About Bennington Microtechnology Center

The Bennington Microtechnology Center was founded in 2004 through a Congressional earmark championed by Vermont’s Senator Patrick Leahy. BMC’s core technologies target microsystems packaging processes and systems level integration. BMC is engaged in providing solutions to existing barriers for microsystems commercialization. BMC is adopting modular automation solutions based on innovative approaches developed by its research partners at The University of Texas at Arlington, Automation & Robotics Research Institute. Please visit Bennington Microtechnology Center at http://www.benningtonmicro.org .

About Apogee

Apogee Technology designs, develops and markets proprietary sensor and medical device products using its MEMS and Nanotechnology for the automotive, industrial, consumer and medical markets. The Company has introduced a family of pressures sensors, under the Sensilica™ brand and is currently developing a MEMS-based medical device for enhanced transdermal drug delivery. The company’s objective is to provide value-added and cost-savings solutions for its customers, and in so doing, to become a global leader in the field. The Company operates a worldwide marketing and sales organization with its headquarters in Norwood, MA, USA.

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Contacts:
Bennington Microtechnology Center
Mr. Henry J. Klim, Executive Director, +1-802-753-1900
Fax: +1-802-753-1908

or
Roger Grace Associates
Mr. Roger Grace, President, +1-239-596-8738
Fax: +1-239-596-8762

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