Aptek Laboratories Receives Boeing Performance
Excellence Award for 2011

VALENCIA, CA January 11, 2012 – Aptek Laboratories, Inc. today announced that it has received a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Aptek Labs maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2010, to September 30, 2011. This year, Boeing recognized 529 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Aptek Labs is one of only 122 suppliers to receive the Gold level of recognition.

According to Maureen Vaccaro, Admin/HR of Aptek Labs, "On a daily basis, we strive toward our company goals of product quality and on-time delivery. We greatly value this recognition, and receiving such a prestigious award as the BPEA reinforces the pride in what we do, which is in line with Aptek's commitment to its quality policy of customer satisfaction, compliance with requirements and continual improvement."

For twenty-five years, Aptek Laboratories, Inc. has supplied space-grade, specialty paints, coatings, adhesives, and encapsulants for Boeing Satellite Systems and for Boeing (Kent, WA) for electronic boards and assemblies.

For more information on the Boeing Performance Excellence Award, visit http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/doingbiz/supplier_portal/bpea.html.

Contact: See Aptek Laboratories website: www.apteklabs.com or write to Maureen Vaccaro at maureen.vaccaro@apteklabs.com