Kontron Announces Highest Quarter to Date

Q2 Hits All-Time High of $32 million with $60 Million Due to Ship by Year’s End

San Diego (August 4, 2006) – Kontron announced its highest quarter to date with its Q2 (April – June) closing at a record $32 million in revenues. Setting itself up for another record quarter, Kontron also created a substantial backlog – totaling $59.7 million – scheduled for delivery by the end of the calendar year.

“Kontron continues to gain brand recognition as the leader in the embedded industry,” said Thomas Sparrvik, CEO and president of Kontron America. “This shows in the confidence our customers place in us to continually deliver our products to them.”

With products delivered to high-profile customers in industries such as: government contractors, federal entities to municipalities, public safety, gaming, network and data storage systems, oil and gas, home automation and breweries; Kontron has proven itself as the global leader in the embedded computing industry.

In addition to setting a record quarter, Kontron also set a company record for revenues and bookings for the month of June. With June revenues topping $15.9 million and bookings totaling $22 million, Kontron has set the bar for an outstanding fiscal-year 2006.

“We could not have had this successful a quarter without the hard work, commitment and dedication of our staff,” continued Sparrvik. “Additionally, we were able to roll out products because our suppliers and distributors met our challenge to them. It is because of the teamwork between our staff and our supply chain that we were able to have such a tremendous month and quarter.”

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About Kontron:

A global leader in embedded computer technology and mobile rugged solutions, Kontron supplies a diversified customer base of OEMs, system integrators, and application providers in the: automation, test and measurement, communications, medical, gaming and entertainment, military, aerospace, transportation, and energy markets. The company helps its customers considerably reduce their time-to-market and gain a competitive advantage with products including: high-performance open computer platforms and systems, single board computers, human-machine interfaces, and mobile rugged computers and displays. Kontron employs more than 2,300 people worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific. The company is listed on the German TecDAX 30 stock exchange under the symbol "KBC". Kontron is a Premier member in the Intel ® Communications Alliance which means earliest access to leading-edge Intel technologies and privileged engineering support. For additional information on Kontron, please visit www.kontron.com.

Editor Contact
Richard M. Pugnier
Manager, Marketing Communications
Kontron America
858.623.3006
richard.pugnier@us.kontron.com

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