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Arnprior, Ontario CANADA, January 22, 2014 /FSC/ - Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp.("AFTC") is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the contract for the manufacture of another purpose built fire apparatus. The Corporation of the Town of Perth awarded the tender of a Spartan MFD Fire Pumper to AFTC, to be completed and delivered in 2014. The truck will be built at the company's state-of-the art plant in Arnprior, Ontario.
"The Perth Fire Department is pleased to have Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp. building our new Pumper apparatus. We look forward to working with the Arnprior team and being able to support the local manufacturers. AFTC has a reputation of building reliable high quality trucks that will serve our community
for years to come," said Steve Fournier, Fire Chief of the Town of Perth.
The plant is in full production and is quickly taking the emergency apparatus industry by storm. AFTC boasts high end CNC machining capabilities, laser cutters, laser welders and other precision machinery. The plant operates to the high AS9100 Aerospace quality standards. AFTC shares the Plaintree resources of over 100 employees including professional engineers, draftsmen, CAD operators, certified welders and support staff.
Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp. (www.arnpriorfiretrucks.net) was formed with the key employees of Seagrave Canada (formerly Almonte Fire Trucks), and they continue to build fire apparatus with the pride and quality that they have for over 20 years.
"Not only is AFTC making a name for itself as a leading manufacturer, but our service technicians are also known as the "go-to" people for reliable, any time service. AFTC is very flexible and builds truly custom trucks within the department's budget," said Graeme Cross, Business Development Manager for Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp.
For more information on this company, please refer to Plaintree's annual 2013 financial statements together with the related Management's Discussion and Analysis report, copies of which can be obtained from the Company's website at www.plaintree.com and/or under Plaintree's name at www.sedar.com.
Plaintree has two diversified product lines consisting of Specialty Structures and Electronics.
The Specialty Structures Division includes the former Triodetic Group with over 40 years of experience, is a design/build manufacturer of steel, aluminum and stainless steel specialty structures such as commercial domes, free form structures, barrel vaults, space frames and industrial dome coverings, and Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp., a manufacturer of high end fire and emergency vehicles.
The Electronics Division includes the legacy Hypernetics, Summit Aerospace USA Inc. and Plaintree free space optics (FSO) businesses. Plaintree's FSO systems transmit data at high speeds using beams of light instead of traditional radio frequency which can suffer from congestion. Hypernetics was established in 1972 and is a manufacturer of avionic components for various applications including aircraft antiskid braking, aircraft instrument indicators, solenoids, high purity valves and permanent magnet alternators. Summit Aerospace USA Inc. provides high precision machining to the aerospace and defense markets.
Plaintree's shares are traded under the symbol "NPT". Shareholders and Investors can access Company information on CNSX's website and receive full Company disclosure monthly. For more information on Plaintree or to receive stock quotes, complete with trading summaries, bid size and ask price, brokerage house participation, insider reports, news releases, disclosure information, and CNSX and SEDAR filings, visit the CNSX website at www.cnsx.ca or the Company's website at www.plaintree.com.
Plaintree is publicly traded in Canada on the CNSX (NPT) with 12,925,253 common shares and 18,325 class A preferred shares outstanding.
This press release may include statements that are forward-looking and based on current expectations. The actual results of the company may differ materially from current expectations. The business of the company is subject to many risks and uncertainties, including changes in markets for the company's products, delays in product development and introduction to manufacturing and intense competition. For a more detailed discussion of the risks and uncertainties related to the company's business, please refer to documents filed by the company with the Canadian regulatory authorities, including the annual report of the Company for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013 and related management discussion and analysis.
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