Astro-Med Shows Latest ToughWriter 5 Flight Deck Printers and Next-Generation
Technologies at the International Paris Air Show
PARIS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- At the 2013 International
Paris Air Show, Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) will demonstrate the
new ToughWriter 5(R) flight deck printer as well as new
next-generation print technologies in the CCI / FRENCH SME PAVILION,
Hall 4, stand D 185 at Le Bourget from Monday 17 June - Sunday 23
June 2013. The ToughWriter 5 was recently selected by Embraer as the
flight deck printer for the new KC-390 military transport aircraft,
among several other unannounced contracts.
Printing flight deck communications at a rate of just 5 seconds per
page, Astro-Med's ToughWriter 5 ruggedized airborne printer features
the fastest print speed in the industry as well as the highest print
quality available in a flight deck printer, with the capability to
print both text and graphics. This new model offers more efficient
performance with lower power consumption and less use of space than
other ruggedized flight deck printers. The ToughWriter 5 requires
just 100 watts of power, weighs less than 4 kilograms, and is just
185 mm deep, making it equally suitable for business jets, commercial
transports and larger military transport aircraft.
Astro-Med will also display new-to-the-industry printing technologies
and wireless connectivity options for its flight deck printers. The
Company cordially invites members of the industry to visit stand D185
and provide feedback on these prototype designs.
ABOUT ASTRO-MED, INC.
Astro-Med (NASDAQ: ALOT) has been designing and manufacturing
ruggedized flight deck printers for more than a decade. These
ruggedized printers and related ruggedized Ethernet switches are used
in the most demanding military and commercial environments, including
airborne, shipboard, and ground vehicle applications. Astro-Med is
currently furnishing airborne printers for the Airbus A380 and A400M,
the Boeing C-17, B-787, B-777, B-747, and the Lockheed C-130.
Astro-Med is certified to AS9100, the quality management system
specifically designed for manufacturers of aerospace industry
products. Astro-Med is proud to manufacture in Rhode Island, USA.
Additional information about Astro-Med's ruggedized printer products
is available at www.astro-med.com/ruggedized_products.
Thomas W. Carll
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