AimGlobal Technologies Company Inc. and Creation Technologies Inc. announce merger

New Company to Emerge as Premier Mid-Tier Player in North American

Electronics Manufacturing Industry

Aug 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from AimGlobal Technologies Company Inc.

    BURNABY, BC, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ - Bohdan Hryb, President of AimGlobal
 Technologies Company Inc. (AMEX and TSE: AGT), and Geoff Reed, President of
 Creation Technologies Inc. are pleased to announce that AimGlobal Technologies
 Company Inc. (AimGlobal) and Creation Technologies Inc. (Creation) have
 entered into an agreement pursuant to which Creation and AimGlobal have agreed
 to amalgamate.
     The amalgamated company will be called Creation Aim Technologies Inc. and
 its Board of Directors will consist of the current Board of Directors of
 Creation (being six individuals) and two members of the current Board of
 Directors of AimGlobal. Geoff Reed, the current president of privately-held
 Creation, will serve as President of the new company.
     The amalgamation is subject to the preparation of a definitive agreement,
 due diligence, shareholder approval as well as court and regulatory approval.
     Under the proposal, Creation shareholders will receive approximately 0.6
 of a new share of the amalgamated company for each Creation share held.
 Shareholders of AimGlobal will receive approximately 0.4 of a new share of the
 amalgamated company for each AimGlobal share held. After the amalgamation,
 Creation Aim Technologies Inc. will have approximately 17,000,000 shares
 issued and outstanding of which the shareholders of Creation will own
 approximately 10,200,000 shares and the shareholders of AimGlobal will own
 approximately 6,800,000 shares. In order to verify the fairness of the
 exchange ratios, AimGlobal will engage an independent third party to prepare a
 fairness opinion. If the fairness opinion indicates a different exchange
 ratio, then AimGlobal and Creation have agreed to negotiate in good faith to
 determine a new exchange ratio within the range suggested by the fairness
     In addition, AimGlobal has secured a non-brokered private placement in
 the form of convertible debentures in the aggregate amount of approximately
 $4,000,000 (CDN). The debentures will have a term of one year and will bear
 interest at the rate of 12 per cent per annum. The debentures will be
 convertible into a total of 3,650,000 units at a price of $1.10 per unit. Each
 unit is comprised of one common share and one non-transferable three year
 warrant entitling the holder to purchase an additional common share of
 AimGlobal at a price of $1.10 for the first year with annual $0.15 increments
 for the remaining two years.
     Upon completion of this transaction, the resulting company will represent
 more than $250 million in annual revenues (based on FY01 statements) from
 electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provided to a range of OEMs from
 across North America. The new company will be based in Burnaby, Canada and
 will have more than one thousand employees operating out of eight
 manufacturing facilities located in British Columbia, Ontario and New York.
 The combined company will have more than 350,000 square feet of electronics
 manufacturing space.
     The Board of the new company will be charged with setting a new corporate
 vision, and will look to the strong management team at Creation to continue
 with the restructuring initiatives already underway at AimGlobal.
     "The merger represents a tremendous opportunity for our company," said
 Bohdan Hryb, President, AimGlobal Technologies Inc. "Creation is a partner
 that shares our record for strong growth, rapid expansion and ability to
 continually broaden the electronics manufacturing capabilities offered to our
 customers. This merger gives us the ability to consolidate activities, while
 continuing to ensure the highest level of service to our customers, long-term
 profitability and security to our shareholders and employees."
     "Creation brings a track record of aggressive growth, strong management
 and consistent profitability which, combined with AimGlobal's own record of
 growth and solid revenues, places the new company as a premier mid-tier
 electronics manufacturing services provider within the North American market."
     "AimGlobal and Creation have previously been strong competitors in the
 North America EMS Industry," said Geoff Reed, President, Creation
 Technologies. "We are looking forward to sharing best business practices,
 combining joint purchasing power and pooling our overall skills and talents to
 deliver even more to our customers in terms of overall efficiency and high
 quality competitive service."
     About AimGlobal Technologies Company Inc.
     Founded 14 years ago, and through its operating subsidiary, AimGlobal
 Technologies (AMEX and TSE: AGT) serves the medical, aerospace, wireless,
 telecommunications, industrial, military and emergency services markets. With
 operations in New York State, Ontario and British Columbia, AimGlobal
 Technologies is a recognized technical innovator and a leading provider of
 proprietary microelectronics manufacturing solutions.
     More information about AimGlobal Technologies Company Inc. is available
     About Creation Technologies Inc.:
     Creation Technologies Inc. is a Contract Electronics Manufacturer with a
 track record of profitable growth in each of its ten years in business.
 Creation has plants in British Columbia and Ontario specializing in medium-
 volume high-complexity mixed-technology printed circuit board assemblies.
 Creation Technologies provides full service, turn-key manufacturing to
 customers in the wireless, medical and instrumentation markets and focuses on
 developing partnerships with customers for long-term business relationships.
 The company is privately held.
     More information about the Creation Technologies Inc. is available at:
     Safe Harbor Statement
     Certain information in this press release contains "forward looking
 statements" within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
 including those concerning the Company's future results and strategy. Actual
 results could differ from those in the forward looking statements due to a
 number of uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the demand for the
 Company's products and services; the size, timing and recognition of revenue
 from significant orders; increased competition, changes in Company strategy;
 product life cycles; the impact of rapid technological advances, evolving
 industry standards, changes in customer requirements, and fluctuations in
 foreign exchange rates. The Company's expense levels are based, in part, on
 its expectations as to future revenue and a significant portion of the
 Company's expenses do not vary with revenue. As a result, if revenue is below
 expectations, results of operations are likely to be materially adversely

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