Firan Technology Group Corporation (FTG) Received Lean Initiative Award and Two Top Supplier Awards


Firan Technology Group Corporation (FTG) Received Lean Initiative Award and Two Top Supplier Awards

Toronto – May 28, 2007 – Recognizing the initiatives undertaken to improve on quality, delivery and customer service through Lean initiatives, Rockwell Collins announced that FTG Aerospace was selected winner of the 2007 Lean Initiative Award. The award was presented during Rockwell Collins” Annual Supplier Conference in Cedar Rapids, Iowa by Clay Jones, Chairman, President and CEO of Rockwell Collins.

“FTG Aerospace has proven to be an exceptional supplier,” said Roger Weiss, Vice President of Material and Supply for Rockwell Collins. “Through the lean initiative programs, they have been able to shorten lead times, assist us in reducing inventories and have provided first-rate customer service”.
In addition to the Lean Initiatives Award, FTG Aerospace and FTG Circuits – Toronto were both recognized with a Rockwell Collins Top Supplier Award retaining our Preferred Supplier status. The annual awards are an acknowledgement of significant contributions made over the past year by each supplier amongst their peer group based on quality, delivery, total cost of ownership, lead time and customer service.
“FTG Aerospace has invested significant efforts in the lean initiative to position itself as a preferred supplier in the aerospace industry. We are excited about the impact of the lean implementation and will be aggressively leveraging the success across the Corporation” stated Bradley Bourne, President and CEO, FTG Corporation.


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

Additional information can be found at the Company”s web site