Key Technology to Present at Needham Growth Stock Conference

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WALLA WALLA, Wash., Jan. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Key Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTEC), a worldwide leader and full-solutions provider in the design and manufacture of process automation systems, announced today that Jack Ehren, President and CEO, and Jeff Siegal, Vice President and CFO, will be presenting at the 16th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference in New York on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EST.

An Internet broadcast of the presentation can be accessed from the Investors section of Key Technology's website at http://www.key.net/investors/investor-events/default.html, and will be archived at the same location for 90 days. The presentation will provide an overview of the Company's markets, product innovation, strategic focus, and financial performance.

About Key Technology

Key Technology, an ISO-9001 certified company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of process automation systems including digital sorters, conveyors, and processing equipment. Applying processing knowledge and application expertise, Key helps customers in the food processing and other industries improve quality, increase yield, and reduce cost. With worldwide sales representation, the company maintains demonstration and testing facilities at its headquarters and manufacturing divisions in Walla Walla, Washington, USA; and at Key Technology in Beusichem, the Netherlands, and Hasselt, Belgium. The company's common stock trades on the Global Market tier of The NASDAQ Stock Market® under the symbol KTEC.

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CONTACT: Jeff Siegal Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Key Technology, Inc. 150 Avery Street Walla Walla, WA 99362 USA Tel: 509-394-3300 Email: jsiegal@key.net URL: www.key.net

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