Firan Technology Group Corporation (FTG) Completes AS9100B Certification Across All Operating Units


Firan Technology Group Corporation (FTG) Completes AS9100B Certification Across All Operating Units

Toronto – May 31, 2006 – FTG announced today that it has completed registration/ certification for both ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100B at its FTG Circuits – Chatsworth facility. The registration/certification was performed by QMI out of Irvine, CA. The audit result of 96% acceptance, was in QMI”s top 10% for quality acceptance. With this registration/certification, FTG Corporation now has all sites registered/certified to AS9100B.

“This final registration/certification within the Corporation to AS9100B further demonstrates our commitment to being a supplier of choice in high reliability printed circuit boards for aerospace and defense applications”, said Brad Bourne, President and CEO of FTG Corporation.

“With over 80% of FTG Circuits – Chatsworth”s revenue being derived from space, avionics and defense industries, this registration/certification completes commitments to our current top aerospace and defense customers”, said Kurt W. Summa, Director of Quality.

In related news, FTG Circuits – Chatsworth also announces approval from L-3 Communications as a qualified supplier to their Cincinnati Electronics site in Mason, Ohio for civil aerospace and defense applications on a wide range product types. “We appreciate the confidence L-3 Communications has placed in our systems and operations and we look forward to supporting their needs for printed circuit boards in the future”, added Mr. Summa.


FTG is an aerospace and defense 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, defense, and high technology industries. FTG Circuits has operations in Toronto, Ontario and Chatsworth, California.

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. Such statements are based on the current expectations of management of the Company and inherently involve numerous risks and uncertainties, known and unknown, including economic factors and the Company”s industry, generally. The preceding list is not exhaustive of all possible factors. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual events and results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by forward-looking statements made by the Company. The reader is cautioned to consider these and other factors carefully when making decisions with respect to the Company and not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

For further information please contact:

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

Joseph R. Ricci, Vice President and CFO
Tel:(416) 299-4000 x309
Firan Technology Group Corporation

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