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STANDEX ENGRAVING GROUP ANNOUNCES DESIGN HUB
January 14, 2014

The Design Hub is a truly interactive creative tool box giving the design community the ability to develop surface textures that will enhance and underpin the specific design DNA of OEM’s brands and products; an integral element in the design development of creative textures and finishes that has never before been possible.  Standex / Mold-Tech design team, working with OEM designers from concept to delivery into production, will enable unique textures to be produced and visualized on prototype properties for time line management reviews through the utilization of exclusive Standex processes.  Sample sets of textures can be developed very quickly through Standex's proprietary RTP technology enabling 3D physical properties to be supplied for review.  These exclusively designed textures can be brought into production by Standex / Mold-Tech and utilized across all production tooling disciplines, resulting in the best perceived quality for harmony of surface textures for automotive interiors.

As Standex Engraving Group moves into a more proactive role with OEM designers, there will be more interaction within the design community.  Standex Engraving Group is a Gold sponsor at the CarDesignNight in Geneva, the most prestigious annual venue for car designers all over the world held on March 4, 2014 http://www.cardesignnight.com/gnv14.php   


MOLD-TECH MEXICO INCREASES CAPACITY AS IT MOVES TO A  LARGER FACILITY IN QUERÉTARO, MEXICO
May 22, 2013

To allow even greater flexibility and responsiveness to your growing needs, MOLD-TECH MEXICO new facility features 20 ton hoisting capabilities, high capacity etching tanks, and larger working areas.


STANDEX ENGRAVING GROUP RECOGNIZED FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT BY TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE
March 21, 2012

Global Texturizing Company Manages Products Simultaneously on Multiple Continents

SALEM, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2012-- Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) today announced that its Engraving Group received the “Certificate of Recognition” for the Project Management Category during an official public ceremony hosted by Toyota Motor Europe in Brussels, Belgium. Standex Engraving was honored for meeting Toyota Motor Europe’s high standards for quality, on-time delivery and continuous improvement in its global project management. Standex is the market leader and the only texturizing company with global presence and project management capabilities.

“We are proud to be one of the few suppliers to be honored and look forward to continuing a rewarding relationship with Toyota Europe,” said Standex Engraving Group International Operations President Flavio Maschera.

“We are honored that Toyota Motor Europe chose to recognize Standex’s Engraving Group for its exceptional project management capabilities,” said Phil Whisman, President, Standex Engraving Group. “Our ability to successfully manage multiple texturizing projects simultaneously across several continents is a key strength that truly differentiates us.”

About the Standex Engraving Group

The Engraving Group has been a driving force in the field of comprehensive roll, plate, and mold engraving for over 80 years. The Engraving Group is a world leader in applying textures to a variety of surfaces for use in automotive, plastics, building products, textile, paper, computer and construction applications. Texturized surfaces are considered to be more durable than smooth finishes, easier to keep clean, aesthetically more appealing, and generally more functional, particularly when it comes to providing a better bonding surface. Examples of texturized products include interior dashboards and upholstery of automobiles, paper toweling, various synthetic flooring products and electronic products such as cell phones and printers.

Trade names include Roehlen Engraving, I R International, Mold-Tech, Mullen Testers, B. F. Perkins, Innovent and Eastern Engraving.

About Standex

Standex International Corporation is a multi-industry manufacturer in four broad business segments: Food Service Equipment Group, Engineering Technologies Group, Engraving Group and Electronics and Hydraulics Group with operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Turkey, South Africa, India and China. For additional information, visit the Company's website at www.standex.com.

 

Source: Standex International Corporation

Standex International Corporation
Thomas DeByle, 603-893-9701
CFO
InvestorRelations@Standex.com


STANDEX ESTABLISHES NEW TEXTURING FACILITY IN BRAZIL

December 1, 2011

Mold-Tech and the Standex Engraving Group have added a new Mold Texturing Facility in Guarulhos, SP, Brazil, providing Mold-Tech with increased ability to repsond to our customers global needs.


STANDEX ESTABLISHES STRATEGIC PRESENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH MOLD TEXTURIZING ACQUISITION
January 04, 2011

Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) today announced that it has acquired the assets and intellectual property of privately-held S.A. Chemical Etching located near Durban, South Africa. A leading producer of mold textures in the region, the business will operate under the name Standex Engraving South Africa as part of the Standex Engraving Group. This acquisition further broadens Standex Engraving's international presence and ability to service global automotive OEM customers in key emerging growth markets. S.A. Chemical Etching recently reported trailing 12-month revenue of approximately $300,000, and is expected to be accretive to earnings on a GAAP basis in the first quarter of combined operations due to Ford program work already awarded to Standex Engraving. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.1

"Standex Engraving South Africa will be the only international mold texturizing company in South Africa, and a significant number of our customers are already operating there," said Phil Whisman, President of Standex Engraving. "This market is highly strategic to our customers and they are making significant investments in their South African operations. From our new location near Durban, Standex Engraving South Africa will support American, European and Japanese automotive OEM customers currently operating in South Africa, such as Ford, General Motors, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Toyota and Nissan. These partners are serving the local South African automotive market as well as using the region to export to other countries in Africa and to the Middle East."
       -Full Press Release


STANDEX ESTABLISHES STRATEGIC PRESENCE IN INDIA WITH TEXTURIZING ACQUISITION
August 17, 2010
Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) today announced that it has purchased the assets and intellectual property of privately-held Melco Engraving India Private Limited (MEIPL), a leading producer of mold textures, engraved rolls and plates in India. The acquisition will expand Standex’s international capability, strengthen the Company’s ability to service its global customers and present future growth opportunities for additional Standex products. The new business unit, Standex Engraving India Private Limited, will be categorized under Standex’s Engraving Group.
      -Full Press Release (pdf)


MOLD-TECH EXHIBITS AT EUROMOLD 2009
December 2-5, 2009
Visit Mold-Tech at Euromold 2009, the World Fair for Moldmaking and Tooling, Design and Application Development in Frankfurt / Main, Germany. Learn about our NEW "METAMORPHOSIS" Technology for Nickel Shell Tooling.
      -Conference details available at http://www.euromold.com/


PROACTIVE CHANGES TO MOLD-TECH MICHIGAN PLANT SERVICES:
January 27, 2009
As of January 27, 2009 all texturing operations previously conducted at Mold-Tech MI will now be conducted at the Mold-Tech facility in Canada. Mold-Tech MI will be continue to be operational with Tribocoat, Model-Tech, Sales and Program Management, Pattern Development Studio, and Engineering functions.
      -Full Press Release (pdf)


MOLD-TECH PRESENTS AT THE SPE AUTOMOTIVE COMPOSITES CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION (ACCE):
September 18, 2008
Phil Maniscalchi of Mold-Tech will present his "Best Paper Award" winning presentation entitled "An In-Depth Study of Texture Characteristics and Their Affects on Texture Performance" at the upcoming SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) conference in Troy, Michigan. Presentation begins at 10:30 A.M. in Amphitheater 102.
      -Conference details available at http://www.speautomotive.com/comp.htm.


MOLD-TECH'S EARLY INVOLVEMENT WITH CHRYSLER AUTOMOTIVE INTERIORS PAYS OFF:
January 31, 2008
Ralph Gilles, V.P. Design, Jeep and Truck at Chrysler is interviewed on John McElroy's show Autoline Detroit, episode #1205 titled "Sliding South" regarding Interior Design. In it, he notes how involving suppliers like Mold-Tech at an early stage of design can dramatically improve the quality of the final product.


2008 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW:
January 19-27, 2008
The 2008 Motor Trend Car of the Year The Cadillac CTS and the 2008 Motor Trend North American Car of the Year Chevrolet’s Malibu are two of the vehicles textured by Mold-Tech that received top honors in this year's event.
      -North American International Auto Show: http://www.naias.com/


MOLD-TECH EXHIBITS AT 2007 SPE THERMOFORM CONFERENCE:
September 16-19, 2007
Duke Energy Convention Center, Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA


MOLD-TECH LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE:
October 20, 2006
Mold-Tech launches the latest edition of its website. This updated website is intended to provide valuable information to existing clients and potential clients with a focus on the various texturing services provided. Designed by WebPlanet.ca, this site will be maintained by Mold-Tech personnel on a regular basis to ensure the content is topical and informative.

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