Firan Technology Group Becomes Certified for AS9100B


Firan Technology Group Becomes Certified for AS9100B

Toronto, January 27, 2005 – Firan Technology Group Circuits (‘FTG Circuits”), a division of Firan Technology Corporation, announced today that it has completed certification for AS9100B. The certification was performed by QMI and is in addition to the Company”s recent certification to ISO 9001:2000.

This approval lists suppliers, vendors and contractors that have been reviewed and audited for capability to provide products and services for the Aerospace and Avionics Industries. NASA also certified FTG earlier in the year for flight related products.

“The addition or our Certification to AS9100B affirms our commitment to being a supplier of choice in the complex high reliability printed circuit board market”, said Brad Bourne, President and CEO of FTG Circuits.

“With over 70% of the Company”s revenue being derived from the space, military, avionics and defense industries, this certification continues to set FTG apart in the achievement of quality standards and supports our customers ongoing needs”, added Stephen Hazell, Director of Quality.


FTG is an aerospace and defence electronics product and subsystem supplier to the North American marketplace. FTG has two operating units.

FTG Circuits is a manufacturer of high technology/high reliability printed circuit boards. Our customers are leaders in the aviation, defence, and high technology industries.

FTG Aerospace manufactures illuminated cockpit panels, keyboards and sub-assemblies for original equipment manufacturers of avionics products as well as airframe manufacturers.
The Company’s shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FTG.
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of FTG with respect to its performance, business and future events. Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results and events may vary significantly.

For further information please contact:

Bradley C. Bourne, President and CEO Tel: (416) 299-4000 x314
Firan Technology Group Corporation

John Bartkiw, CFO Tel: (416) 299-4000 x390 Firan Technology Group Corporation

Updates can be found at the Company”s web site