American Electric Technologies CEO to Present at Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference

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HOUSTON, Nov. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Electric Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AETI), a leading provider of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Charles Dauber will present at the Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

Dauber is scheduled to speak about AETI's strategy, markets, operations, and financial results at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) in Presenting Room 2.

A live and archived webcast of the presentation may be accessed at the conference website, www.SWIDEAS.com, or in the investor relations section of the company's website: www.aeti.com.

The mission of the IDEAS Conferences is to provide independent regional venues for quality companies to present their investment merits to an influential audience of investment professionals. Unlike traditional bank-sponsored events, IDEAS Investor Conferences are "sponsored by the buyside for the buyside" and for the benefit of regional investment communities. Additional information about the events can be located at www.IDEASconferences.com.

American Electric Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AETI) is a leading supplier of power delivery solutions for the global energy industry. AETI offers M&I Electric™ power distribution and control products, electrical services, and E&I construction services, as well as American Access Technologies zone enclosures, and Omega Metals custom fabrication services. South Coast Electric Systems L.L.C., a subsidiary, services Gulf Coast marine and vessel customers.

AETI is headquartered in Houston and has global sales, support and manufacturing operations in Beaumont, Texas; Keystone Heights, Florida; and Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. In addition, AETI has minority interests in three joint ventures, which have facilities located in Xian, China; Singapore; and Macae, Brazil. AETI's SEC filings, news and product/service information are available at www.aeti.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, concerning anticipated future demand for our products, international expansion, and other future plans and objectives. While the Company believes that such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that such future revenues, profits, plans and objectives will be achieved on the schedule or in the amounts indicated. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations, and are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including those listed in Item 1A of the Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 28, 2013. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements even if experience or future events make it clear that any of the projected results expressed or implied herein will not be realized.

CONTACT: Investor Contacts: American Electric Technologies, Inc. Andrew L. Puhala 713-644-8182 investorrelations@aeti.com

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