API Technologies’ Rancho Cordova, CA Facility Achieves AS9100 Rev C Certification

ORLANDO, FL– (Business Wire) – June 26, 2012 – API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (“API”, “API Technologies”, or the “Company”), a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, today announced that is has received a new AS9100 Rev C certification for its Rancho Cordova, California location.

AS9100 is the recognized standard of quality for the aerospace and defense industries. The certification, granted by third party auditors, identifies organizations that link business objectives with operating effectiveness, quality, and executive management commitment to customers.

“This new certification demonstrates API’s continued commitment to producing products of unparalleled quality that address customers’ mission-critical requirements,” said Bel Lazar, President and Chief Operating Officer of API Technologies.

API Technologies’ ISO 9001-2008-certified Rancho Cordova facility designs and manufactures space-grade and high-reliability microwave filter products for satellites and wireless communication and defense applications.

About API Technologies Corp.

API Technologies designs, develops and manufactures electronic systems, subsystems, RF and secure solutions for technically demanding defense, aerospace and commercial applications. API Technologies' customers include many leading Fortune 500 companies. API Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol ATNY. For further information, please visit the Company website at www.apitechnologies.com.

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