New Representation Agreement Between FTSS and Microsys


Microsys to Sell FTSS Crash Test Dummies in Mexico

For Immediate Release

Mississauga ON Canada, 24 March 2004 - Microsys Technologies Inc. and First Technology Safety Systems announced today the start of an exclusive representation agreement for Mexico. Through this agreement Microsys will now offer the FTSS line of crash test products, including crash test dummies, sensors and calibration equipment and services. The combination of Microsys own crash test products along with FTSS crash dummies system means that Microsys can now provide customers with a complete crash test facility including dummies, high-speed video cameras, photographic lighting, data acquisition system, data management systems, as well as control and analysis software.

Mr. Corey Miller, President of Microsys said: "This agreement with FTSS allows crash test customers in Mexico to benefit from a very high level of integration, resulting in lower risk and simplified project management".

Mr. Gordie Morgan, FTSS Vice President Global Sales & Marketing said: "We have worked successfully with Microsys to implement crash test facilities in the USA, and are excited about this partnership agreement for Mexico."

First Technology (FT) is an International Group quoted on the London Stock Exchange. FT specializes in the automotive industry in the fields of sensing, safety and comfort. First Technology Safety Systems (FTSS), a subsidiary of FT PLC, was founded in 1988 and is the world's largest creator of sophisticated crash test dummies and computer crash simulation models and supporting services. Additionally, FTSS provides crash dummy load cells, crash load cell walls and calibration services worldwide. Information about First Technology is available at www.firsttech.co.uk. First Technology Safety Systems can be found at www.ftss.com

Microsys Technologies Inc. provides the occupant safety industry with integrated high-speed video, data acquisition, data management and analysis solutions for airbag deployment and crash test applications. Microsys occupant safety customers are located world-wide and include major automotive manufacturers and tier one suppliers such as General Motors, BMW, Honda, Toyota, Ford, Toyoda-Gosei, Delphi Automotive Systems, Johnson Controls, Takata, Daewoo, Lear, Magna, Dräxlmaier, GE, Visteon, Neaton and TRW. For more information see www.micro-sys.com or call 1.905.678.3288

Contact: Gordie Morgan
First Technology Safety Systems, Inc.
1 (734) 254-1259

Contact: Corey Miller
Microsys Technologies, Inc.
1 (905) 678-3288 ext. 2600


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