Key Technology Schedules Fiscal 2013 First Quarter News Release and Conference Call for Thursday, January 24, 2013

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WALLA WALLA, Wash., Jan. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Key Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTEC), a full-solutions provider and worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of process automation systems, will announce financial results for its fiscal 2013 first quarter, ended December 31, 2012, at approximately 1:10 p.m. PST (4:10 p.m. EST) on Thursday, January 24, 2013.

The Company has scheduled a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PST (5:00 p.m. EST) that day to discuss the results for the quarter. Shareholders and other interested parties may participate in the call by dialing 877-341-5668 from the U.S. and Canada, or 224-357-2205 from international locations. This call is being webcast and can be accessed in the Investors section of Key Technology's website at, where it will be archived until February 7, 2013.

About Key Technology

Key Technology, Inc., headquartered in Walla Walla, Washington, is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of process automation systems for the food processing, pharmaceutical and industrial markets. The Company's products integrate electro-optical inspection and sorting, specialized conveying and product preparation equipment, which allow processors to improve quality, increase yield and reduce cost. Key has manufacturing facilities in Washington, Oregon, and the Netherlands, and worldwide sales and service coverage. News releases and other information about Key Technology can be accessed at

CONTACT: Cathy Burlingame Investor Relations Key Technology, Inc. 509-529-2161 Evan Pondel or Laurie Berman PondelWilkinson, Inc. 310-279-5980

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