Additive Manufacturing Company Honored as one of New Mexico’s Fastest Growing Technology Companies

Albuquerque, New Mexico 19 July 2006: Optomec announced today that it was named one of the New Mexico Technology Flying 40 top companies for 2005. The sponsors of the Flying 40, Technology Ventures Corporation, KPMG, First State Bank and the Albuquerque Journal, annually award top performing companies based on revenue growth. Optomec President and CEO, David Ramahi stated “We are very pleased to be recognized again for continued growth”. This is the sixth year Optomec has won this prestigious award.

Optomec is the world-leading provider of additive manufacturing systems for high-performance applications in the Electronics, Biomedical, and Aerospace & Defense markets. Optomec’s commercial LENS and M3D systems use our proprietary additive manufacturing technologies to deliver cost-effective solutions for functional prototype development, full production, and repair of a wide range of end-products. Today, LENS systems are fabricating and repairing high value metal components from aircraft engine parts to medical implants. At the nano and micro scale, M3D systems are being used to produce high density circuitry, embedded components, and an array of biomedical devices.

The company’s 24,000-square-foot headquarters is located in Albuquerque, NM with sales and technical affiliates located worldwide. Optomec is dedicated to continued innovation and process development by providing unique, cost effective solutions and services for industry’s most demanding applications.

LENS is a registered trademark of Sandia Corporation.