Aptek Laboratories Receives Gold Boeing Performance
Excellence Award

Valencia, California, January 4, 2013 – Aptek Laboratories, Inc. today announced that it has received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Aptek Laboratories, Inc. maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012.

This year, Boeing recognized 594 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Aptek Laboratories, Inc. is one of only 153 suppliers to receive the Gold level of recognition. According to Maureen Vaccaro, Administration/Human Resources and co-owner of Aptek Labs, "We are once again honored and grateful to receive Boeing Company's BPEA Gold for our 100% product quality and on-time delivery record. Every individual in our company personally works to achieve the daily goal of customer satisfaction, so we greatly value this recognition. Receiving such a prestigious award reinforces Aptek's commitment to its quality policy of customer satisfaction, compliance with requirements and continual improvement.

Since 1986, 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