API Technologies’ Wesson Facility Recognized as “Corporate Business of the Year” from the Chamber of Commerce

ORLANDO, FL – May 3, 2012 – API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (“API”, “API Technologies”, or the “Company”), a provider of electronic systems, subsystems, RF, and secure solutions for the defense, aerospace, and commercial industries, today announced that its manufacturing facility in Wesson, Mississippi was awarded “Corporate Business of the Year” by the Wesson Chamber of Commerce in Copiah County, Mississippi.

“As a leading supplier to the high reliability electronics market, we rely on our Centers of Excellence, like the Wesson facility, to deliver a superior product time and time again” said Bel Lazar, President and Chief Operating Office of API Technologies. “It is because our dedicated, skilled employees at this facility, as well as our facilities around the world, that API continues to be the partner of choice when it comes to critical applications. I congratulate our Wesson employees on this achievement.”

The API manufacturing operations in Wesson is approximately 40 miles from Jackson, Mississippi and specializes in metal fabrication, machined housings, and film capacitors.

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Marilyn Britt, Vice President, Wesson Chamber of Commerce presents the “Corporate Business of the Year” award to API Technologies’ Henry Ballard, Jr., Operations Manager at API’s Wesson facility.

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.