SMTC Corporation to Present at the Sidoti & Company Semi Annual Micro-Cap Conference

SMTC Corporation to Present at the Sidoti & Company Semi Annual Micro-Cap
Conference

TORONTO, Jan. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX)
("SMTC") announced today that Alex Walker and Claude Germain, Presidents and
Co-CEOs, will present at the Sidoti & Company Semi Annual Micro-Cap Conference
on Monday, January 7^th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York. The presentation
will take place at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Time in the Winter Garden Room.

A copy of the presentation will accompany management's presentation at the
conference and will be available on the SMTC corporate website (www.smtc.com)
at the time of the presentation. To view the presentation from the home page,
select "Investor Relations".

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 National Market System under the symbol SMTX. For further
information on SMTC Corporation, please visit our website at www.smtc.com.

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CONTACT: Investor Relations Information:
         Alex Walker
         President and Chief Executive Officer
         Telephone: (905) 413.1190
         Email: investorrelations@smtc.com
         Or
         John Nesbett/Jennifer Belodeau
         Institutional Marketing Services (IMS)
         Telephone: (203) 972-9200
         Email: jnesbett@institutionalms.com
        
         Public Relations Information:
         Tom Reilly
         Director of Marketing
         Telephone: (905) 413.1188
         Email: publicrelations@smtc.com

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