Measurement Specialties Announces VP/GM Retirement

Nov 23, 2004, 00:00 ET from Measurement Specialties

    FAIRFIELD, N.J., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Measurement Specialties
 (Amex:   MSS) announced today that Mark Cappiello will retire from his post as
 VP/GM Consumer Division, effective December 31, 2004.  Steve Petrucelli,
 Consumer division director of operations and chief technologist will assume
 the post.
     "Mark has served the Company loyally for nearly two decades" commented
 Frank Guidone, CEO.   "His vision and drive have been responsible for much of
 the Company's success in consumer products, which fueled the company's growth
 for many years.  We thank Mark for his years of service and wish him well in
 his retirement."
     Mr. Guidone continued, "Steve Petrucelli has been the leading force for
 design advances in our Consumer products for many years.  He understands the
 retail marketplace and the needs of our customers well.  Given our renewed
 focus as an OEM-only scale supplier and increased emphasis on improved
 technology and reduced costs to our customers, Steve is the ideal candidate to
 lead the division forward."
     Measurement Specialties, Inc. designs and manufactures sensors and
 sensor-based consumer products.  The Sensor division, also known as MSI
 Sensors, produces a wide variety of sensors and transducers to measure precise
 ranges of physical characteristics such as pressure, motion, force,
 displacement, tilt, flow and distance. MSI Sensors uses multiple advanced
 technologies -- including piezoresistive, electro-optic, electro-magnetic,
 capacitive, application specific integrated circuits (ASICs),
 micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), piezoelectric polymers and strain
 gauges -- to engineer sensors that operate precisely and cost effectively.
 The Consumer division produces OEM bathroom scales, Accutire(R) brand tire
 pressure gauges and other products.
      Contact: Frank Guidone, CEO
               (757) 766-4400
               Boutcher & Boutcher Investor Relations
               Aimee Boutcher
               (973) 239-2878

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