IEC Electronics Announces $5.1 Million Award

IEC Electronics Announces $5.1 Million Award 
NEWARK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/12 --  IEC Electronics Corp.
(NYSE MKT: IEC) announces that it recently received an order from one
of its Military customers valued at approximately $5.1 million.
Deliveries are expected to commence during IEC's fiscal 2013 second
quarter and continue into fiscal 2014. 
W. Barry Gilbert, Chairman of the Board and CEO, stated, "Our
customer is a well-known, top 20 prime defense contractor supplying
several innovative communication platforms, national security
solutions and electronic systems support for the military. This award
will provide soldiers with mission-critical ground support equipment.
We appreciate their continued confidence in IEC and we view this
award as a statement of our solid relationship." 
About IEC Electronics 
IEC Electronics Corporation is a premier provider of electronic
manufacturing services ("EMS") to advanced technology companies
primarily in the military and aerospace, medical, industrial and
computing sectors. The Company specializes in the custom manufacture
of high reliability, complex circuit cards, system level assemblies,
a wide array of custom cable and wire harness assemblies, precision
sheet metal products and advanced research and testing services. As a
full service EMS provider, IEC is a world-class ISO 9001:2008, AS9100
and ISO13485 certified company. The AS9100 certification enables IEC
to serve the military and commercial aerospace markets. The ISO13485
certification supports the quality requirements of medical device
markets. The Company is also AC7120 Nadcap accredited for electronics
manufacturing to support the most stringent quality requirements of
the aerospace industry, as well as ITAR registered and NSA approved
under the COMSEC standard. Dynamic Research and Testing Laboratories
(DRTL), the Company's newest business unit, is an ISO 17025
accredited laboratory specializing in component risk mitigation
testing via destructive physical analysis and advanced failure
analysis for counterfeit electronic parts. IEC Electronics is
headquartered in Newark, NY (outside of Rochester) and also has
operations in Victor, NY, Rochester, NY, Albuquerque, NM and Bell
Gardens, CA. Additional information about IEC can be found on its web
site at www.iec-electronics.
com 
The foregoing, including any discussion regarding the Company's
future prospects, contains certain forward-looking statements that
involve risks and uncertainties, including uncertainties associated
with economic conditions in the electronics industry, particularly in
the principal industry sectors served by the Company, changes in
customer requirements and in the volume of sales to principal
customers, competition and technological change, the ability of the
Company to control manufacturing and operating costs, the ability of
the Company to develop and maintain satisfactory relationships with
vendors, and the ability of the Company to efficiently integrate
acquired companies into its business. The Company's actual results of
operations may differ significantly from those contemplated by any
forward-looking statements as a result of these and other factors,
including factors set forth in the Company's 2011 Annual Report on
Form 10-K and in other filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. 
Contact: 
Vincent Leo
CFO
IEC Electronics Corp.
(315) 332-4308
VLeo@iec-electronics.com 
John Nesbett or Jennifer Belodeau
Institutional Marketing Services
(203) 972-9200
jnesbett@institutionalms.com or jbelodeau@institutionalms.com