Sono-Tek Named Business of Year

Oct 20, 2006, 01:00 ET from Sono-Tek Corporation

    MILTON, N.Y., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sono-Tek Corporation
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   SOTK), the world's leader in ultrasonic spray nozzle
 technology, announced today that it has been named recipient of the 2006
 Ulster County Business of the Year Award. The award was presented to Sono-
 Tek's President and CEO, Dr. Christopher L. Coccio, at an awards ceremony
 held last night in Kingston, N.Y. The annual award recognizes those
 businesses that lead in their fields within Ulster County and the Hudson
 Valley region.
     Dr. Coccio was quoted as saying, "Sono-Tek appreciates the recognition
 inherent in the Award, and thanks Ulster County Development Corp. and
 Ulster County Chamber of Commerce for this award. We also thank our
 employees for their efforts to develop both the newer application
 technologies and the international market expansion that made the Award
     Over the past several years, Sono-Tek has grown its business from
 primarily the North American market to a presence in all significant global
 markets. In addition, it has grown its coating and spraying systems from
 electronic circuit boards to include medical device coating systems, glass
 and display screen coating systems, nanotechnology spraying systems, and
 most recently, textile and food coating systems. The Company has announced
 sales, income, equity, and working capital increases for each of the past
 several fiscal years, and has had a steady increase in employment levels
 needed to serve the business. Sono-Tek has recently announced the opening
 of an office based in China to address the growing Asian market for its
     For further information, contact Dr. Christopher L. Coccio, President
 and CEO at 845-795-2020, or visit our website at
     This press release contains forward looking statements regarding future
 events and the future performance of Sono-Tek Corporation that involve
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
 materially. These factors include, among other considerations, general
 economic and business conditions; political, regulatory, competitive and
 technological developments affecting the Company's operations or the demand
 for its products; timely development and market acceptance of new products;
 adequacy of financing; capacity additions and the ability to enforce
 patents. We refer you to documents that the company files with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission, which includes Form 10-KSB and Form
 10-QSBs containing additional important information.

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