Aptek Laboratories Recertified to ISO 9001:2008 / AS9100 Rev B

VALENCIA, CA - July 25, 2010 - Aptek Laboratories, Inc. has been recertified to SAE International Standard AS9100 Rev B. This is a Quality Management System for aerospace requirements. This standard is being increasingly used by aerospace companies because it meets the compliance and registration requirements of ISO 9001:2008, while providing increased assurance of meeting the stringent and complex aerospace requirements for reliability, maintainability and safety. AS9100 Rev B places emphasis on the design and development process, risk identification, main characteristics and supply chain quality.

On June 7th and 8th of this year, ISA auditors performed a full recertification audit at Aptek Laboratories headquarters in Valencia, California, for which Aptek Labs earned a 94.5 score out of 100. The Certificate of Registration was issued by ISA International Standards Authority, Inc., Chino, California, (www.isaregistrar.com). The Certificate can be viewed on Aptek Labs' website, or on the OASIS database.

“Aptek is very proud to have achieved AS9100 Rev B recertification,” said Joe Vaccaro, President of Aptek Laboratories. “Maintaining our certification by meeting the AS9100 standard stringent requirements is a priority for Aptek Labs and provides acknowledgement that our solutions are designed to meet our customers' stringent requirements while providing the highest quality products.”

About Aptek Laboratories

Aptek Laboratories is an ISO9001:2008 and AS9100 Rev B registered designer and manufacturer of custom-formulated adhesives, coatings, encapsulants, and specialty fabricated films and substrates to highly sophisticated end users. Aptek's leading brands include APTEK®, B/C/B® , DAT-A-THERM™, DIS-A-PASTE®, DI-STRATE™, THERMPAD™, UVIBOND™, UVIKOTE™ and UVISTAKE™.

For further information contact:

Aptek Laboratories, Inc.
Maureen Vaccaro, Administration
28570 Livingston Avenue
Valencia, California 91355
Phone: 661.257.1677 • Fax: 661.257.8939
Email: maureen.vaccaro@apteklabs.com.

SOURCE: Aptek Laboratories, Inc.