Standard MEMS Inc., the leading independent supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices and sensors, announced today the opening of the company's End Product Design Center in Shelton, Connecticut. The center will address its customers increased demand for packaged MEMS solutions, which cover a broad spectrum in the telecommunications, medical, Bio-medical, automotive, industrial and information peripherals market segments. The Company's engineers have been instrumental in designing and developing a wide range of sensor products from automotive sensors to optical switching devices. The Shelton center will strengthen the company's ability to assist its customers in designing and developing innovative ways of combining leading edge MEMS and sensor technologies into new end products.

Nicholas Ortyl, President and CEO of Standard MEMS, Inc. said, "Customer demand for a one source provider of MEMS technology encompassing design, manufacturing, packaging and testing of MEMS based product solutions has increased significantly over the past year. Companies across diverse market segments have realized and acknowledged the overwhelming benefits of MEMS technology. This new awareness has companies scrambling to incorporate MEMS into their existing or future product lines. The Shelton End Product Design Center will facilitate this process for our customers and meet the growing demand for MEMS based applications, as well as shorten time to market for many MEMS based end products."

About Standard MEMS, Inc.

Standard MEMS, Inc. is a fully integrated, high volume MEMS supplier to the general commercial market of Micro Electronic Mechanical Systems for high technology markets. The company offers concurrent engineering and technology solutions in all areas of MEMS production, from design through production. The company has supplied MEMS devices and MEMS-based packaged products and sensor solutions to leading companies in various markets segments, including Telecommunications, Medical and Biomedical, Industrial & Automotive and Information Peripherals.

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