SMTC Corporation Schedules Third Quarter Results

SMTC Corporation Schedules Third Quarter Results

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX)
("SMTC"), a recognized global electronics manufacturing services provider, has
scheduled its third quarter results conference.

The teleconference will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
EST. Those wishing to listen to the teleconference should access the webcast
at the investor relations section of SMTC's website A
rebroadcast of the webcast will be available on SMTC's website following the

Participants should ensure that they have a current version of Microsoft
Windows Media Player before accessing the webcast.

Members of the investment community wishing to ask questions during the
teleconference may access the teleconference by dialing 877-878-2794 or
615-800-6849 ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time. A rebroadcast will
be available for up to one week following the teleconference by dialing
855-859-2056 or 1-800-585-8367 conference ID 47084344.

About SMTC Corporation: SMTC Corporation, founded in 1985, is a mid-size
provider of end-to-end electronics manufacturing services (EMS) including PCBA
production, systems integration and comprehensive testing services, enclosure
fabrication, as well as product design, sustaining engineering and supply
chain management services. SMTC facilities span a broad footprint in the
United States, Canada, Mexico, and China, with more than 1,875 full-time
employees. SMTC services extend over the entire electronic product life cycle
from the development and introduction of new products through to the growth,
maturity and end-of-life phases. SMTC offers fully integrated contract
manufacturing services with a distinctive approach to global original
equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and emerging technology companies primarily
within industrial, computing and communication market segments. SMTC was
recognized in 2012 by Frost & Sullivan with the Global EMS Award for Product
Quality Leadership.

SMTC is a public company incorporated in Delaware with its shares traded on
the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol SMTX. For further information on
SMTC Corporation, please visit our website at

The SMTC Corporation logo is available at

CONTACT: Investor Relations Information:
         Alex Walker
         President and Chief Executive Officer
         Telephone: (905) 413.1272
         John Nesbett / Jennifer Belodeau
         Institutional Marketing Services (IMS)
         Telephone: (203) 972-9200
         Public Relations Information:
         Tom Reilly
         Director of Marketing
         Telephone: (905) 413.1188

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