NEW YORK, NY -- API Nanotronics Corp. (OTCBB: APIA) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of electronic components, systems and sub-systems, nano-optics and nanotechnology products to the aerospace, defense and communications sectors, today announced that its National Hybrid division(NHi) has expanded its sales and product development relationship with Israel based Sital Technology, the world leader in Mil-Std-1553 IP cores and products.
API's NHi subsidiary, located in Ronkonkoma, New York, is a leader in the avionics industry in key MIL STD 1553 technologies and provides system engineers with new opportunities through Sital's advanced Data Bus products. Customers in the U.S. can now purchase Sital's products directly from NHi including IP Cores, Bus Testers, and DDC terminal drop-in replacements. These new products significantly broaden NHi's product offerings, positioning the Company to provide customers complete solutions for their 1553 Data Bus needs. The companies also intend to co-develop next generation 1553 interface products, combining Sital's industry leading IP core with NHi's industry leading terminals, transceivers and transformers to develop the world's most compact and powerful 1553 interface solutions.
Stephen B. Pudles, Chief Executive Officer of API Nanotronics Inc., said, "This partnership expands on our successful existing collaboration with Sital that resulted in our ARIES® product line. We are proud to represent Sital's industry leading products in key markets and look forward to working together on future product offerings. This is a great opportunity for both companies."
API's National Hybrid division will be exhibiting at the coming Avionics show in San Diego on June 1 and 2.
About API Nanotronics Corp. (OTCBB: APIA)
API Nanotronics Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiaries API Electronics Inc., National Hybrid Inc., Filtran Group, TM Systems, Keytronics and API Nanofabrication Corporation, is engaged in the manufacture of electronic components and systems for the defense and communications industries. API is also developing a leadership position in the R&D and manufacture of nanotechnology and MEMS products. With a growing list of blue chip customers, including Honeywell/Allied Signal, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, and numerous other top technology-based firms around the world, API regularly ships products to clients in more than 34 countries. API owns state-of-the-art manufacturing and technology centers in New York, New Jersey and Ontario, Canada and has manufacturing capabilities in China and a distribution center in Britain. API Nanotronics trades on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol APIA. For further information, please visit the company website at www.apinanotronics.com .
About Sital Technology
Headquartered in Kfar-Saba, Israel, Sital Technology is an industry expert in MIL-STD-1553 design. The company develops intellectual property, components and testers for Mil-Std-1553 and other avionics applications and provides design and integration services. The principal staff are veterans of Israeli Air Force with in-depth understanding of avionics systems and its requirements. For more information about Sital visit www.sitaltech.com.
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