NEW YORK, NY--API Nanotronics Corp. (OTCBB: APIA) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of electronic components, nano-optics and nanotechnology research and development to the defense and communications sectors, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a program to repurchase up to 10% of its common shares over the next 12 months. The Company will fund the program with available cash on hand and may repurchase shares in the open market from time to time based on market conditions and other factors.
Stephen Pudles, President and CEO, stated that, "This latest action demonstrates the Board's belief in the continued success of the company and the long term value it will bring to investors. API is virtually debt free and has accumulated a substantial cash position in anticipation of a future acquisition. At current market valuations we believe that the best acquisition API can make is its own common stock. This program does not preclude API from making future acquisitions or other initiatives to enhance shareholder value."
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
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