Transcat Launches New Web 3.0 Platform

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transcat, Inc. (Nasdaq:TRNS) ("Transcat" or the "Company"), a leading provider of accredited calibration and compliance services and distributor of professional grade handheld test, measurement and control instrumentation, announced today that it has launched Web 3.0, a new website platform designed to support both segments of Transcat's business.

Lee D. Rudow, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Our new state-of-the-art web platform is a critical element of our strategic growth plan. We expect this investment to result in greater relevant traffic and, ultimately, increase the conversion rate of inquiries to sales with our customers for both products and calibration services. With this launch, we have added advanced capabilities in searching, specialized stores, advertising banners and premium content."

The Web 3.0 platform initial launch is to support the Distribution business, allowing improved transactions, enhanced search capabilities, advanced functionality, strategic vendor stores and other premium content, including enhanced product information for easier product comparisons. In the very near-term, additional state-of-the-art upgrades will be added in support of the Service segment, creating a dynamic platform for marketing the Service business.

ABOUT TRANSCAT

Transcat, Inc. is a leading provider of accredited calibration and compliance services, including analytical instrument qualifications, equipment and process validation. The Company is focused on providing best-in-class calibration analytics to highly regulated industries, particularly healthcare, which includes companies in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and bioscience. With 18 strategically-located centers of excellence in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, Transcat performs over 200,000 specialized technical services annually. The breadth and depth of measurement parameters addressed by Transcat's ISO/IEC 17025 scopes of accreditation are believed to be the best in the industry. Transcat also answers the call with cGMP, GLP, and GXP compliant services.

In addition, Transcat operates as a leading distributor of professional grade handheld test, measurement and control instrumentation, marketing more than 100,000 premier and propriety brand instruments to nearly 30,000 customers.

Transcat's growth strategy is to leverage its service capabilities, strong brand and leading distribution platform to drive organic sales growth and to expand its addressable calibration market through acquisitions and capability investments to further realize the inherent leverage of its business model.

More information about Transcat can be found on its website at: Transcat.com.

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CONTACT: For more information contact: John J. Zimmer, Chief Financial Officer Phone: (585) 352-7777 Email: jzimmer@transcat.com -OR- Deborah K. Pawlowski, Investor Relations Kei Advisors LLC Phone: (716) 843-3908 Email: dpawlowski@keiadvisors.comSource:Transcat, Inc.