AstroNova Announces Appointment of Richard S. Warzala, Chairman and CEO of Allied Motion Technologies, to its Board of Directors

WEST WARWICK, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, today announced that Richard “Dick” Warzala, Chairman and CEO of Allied Motion Technologies (NASDAQ: AMOT), has been appointed to the AstroNova Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Mr. Warzala has more than 40 years of leadership experience and a strong technical background in the industrial, aerospace and commercial industries. He joined Allied Motion as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2002. Mr. Warzala was named a director of the company in 2006 and appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2009. Allied Motion designs, manufactures and sells precision and specialty motion control components and systems in markets including Vehicle, Medical, Aerospace & Defense, and Industrial/Electronics.

Before joining Allied Motion, Mr. Warzala was President of Danaher Corporation’s Motion Components Group and served in various senior positions at American Precision Industries Inc., including Corporate Vice President and President of its API Motion Division.

Commenting on the appointment, AstroNova President and CEO Greg Woods said, “Dick brings the technology background and international industry experience that complement the collective knowledge of the Board. His corporate governance expertise, business insights and deep understanding of lean manufacturing principles will be valuable in formulating and guiding the Company’s strategy.”

“I’m honored to join the AstroNova Board,” Mr. Warzala said. “Through organic initiatives and targeted acquisitions, the Company has greatly expanded its international presence and created exciting new avenues for growth in both the Product Identification and Test & Measurement segments. I look forward to working with my colleagues on the Board to shape AstroNova’s strategic direction and deliver value for our shareholders.”

About AstroNova
AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad range of products that acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats. The Product Identification segment offers a variety of hardware and software products and associated supplies that allow customers to mark, track and enhance the appearance of their products. The segment’s two business units are QuickLabel®, the industry leader in tabletop digital color label printing and TrojanLabel™, a leader in the light-production color label press and specialty printer markets. The Test and Measurement segment includes the Test & Measurement business unit, which offers a suite of products and services that acquire, record and analyze electronic signal data from local and networked sensors. The segment also includes the Aerospace business unit, which makes printers, networking hardware and related accessories. These products are used in the aircraft flight deck to print flight plans, navigation information and performance data and in the aircraft cabin to print maintenance data, receipts and passenger manifests. AstroNova is a member of the Russell Microcap® Index and the LD Micro Index (INDEXNYSEGIS: LDMICRO). Additional information is available by visiting www.astronovainc.com.

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