SMTC Corporation Files Application to be Excluded as a Reporting Issuer in Quebec

SMTC Corporation Files Application to be Excluded as a Reporting Issuer in
Quebec

TORONTO, June 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a
global electronics manufacturing services provider, announced today that it
has filed an application with the Autorité des marchés financiers for a
decision that it is not a reporting issuer in Québec. If the decision is made,
SMTC Corporation will no longer be a reporting issuer in any jurisdiction of
Canada.

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 2,300 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 and 2013 with the North American Growth Leadership Award in the EMS
industry, as one of the fastest growth companies in 2012.

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 atwww.smtc.com.

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CONTACT: Larry Silber
         Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, SMTC Corporation
         (905) 413.1190
         Email: investorrelations@smtc.com
        
         Investor Relations Information:
         Larry Silber
         Interim President and Chief Executive Officer
         Telephone: (905) 413.1190
         Email: investorrelations@smtc.com
        
         Public Relations Information:
         Tom Reilly
         Director of Marketing
         Telephone: (905) 413.1188
         Email: publicrelations@smtc.com

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