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ProPhotonix Appoints Alava Ingenieros Group as Exclusive Distributor of Machine Vision Lighting Products in Spain & Portugal

SALEM, NH -- (Marketwired) -- 04/11/14 -- ProPhotonix Limited (PINKSHEETS: STKR) (LSE: PPIX) (LSE: PPIR), a designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems, laser diode modules and a distributor of premium vendor's laser diodes, today announces the appointment of Alava Ingenieros Group as its exclusive distributor of Machine Vision Lighting products in Spain & Portugal.

Illumination is critical to the performance of machine vision systems and ProPhotonix is unique in this market in that it offers both LED & laser solutions. With this strategic partnership, ProPhotonix aims to further expand the company's market share in Europe.

Alava Ingenieros, with offices in Madrid, Barcelona, and Zaragoza, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal, specializes in the supply of high technology products & engineering services across a wide range of sectors including the Machine Vision market.

Yago Sanchez, Director of Vision & Imaging technologies of Alava Ingenieros said of the agreement, "With more than 15 years of experience in the industry, ProPhotonix is considered a leader in Europe. The company's knowledge and market experience means the solutions they offer are the highest quality and most efficient in the market, products that it will benefit many of Alava Ingenieros' clients."

David McGuinness, Director of Sales, EMEA of ProPhotonix Limited said, "We are delighted to announce this agreement with Alava Ingenieros to promote our machine vision products in Spain and Portugal. Target markets in this region include: Automotive, Factory Automation and Inspection, Food and Beverage equipment, Print and Packaging, Traffic, Transport and Medical. With their technical expertise and in-depth knowledge of the market we are confident our partnership will be a great success."

About ProPhotonix

ProPhotonix Limited, headquartered in Salem, New Hampshire, is an independent designer and manufacturer of diode-based laser modules and LED systems for industry leading OEMs and medical equipment companies. In addition, the Company distributes premium diodes for Oclaro, Osram, QSI, Panasonic, and Sony. The Company serves a wide range of markets including the machine vision, industrial inspection, security, and medical markets. ProPhotonix has offices and subsidiaries in the U.S., Ireland, U.K., and Europe. For more information about ProPhotonix and its innovative products, visit the Company's web site at

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