MISCOR Group Announces Distribution Agreement with Avtron Industrial Automation, Inc.

May 16, 2012, 13:55 ET from MISCOR Group, Ltd.

MASSILLON, Ohio, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MISCOR Group, Ltd. (OTCQB:MIGL) is pleased to announce the authorization of its wholly owned subsidiary, Magnetech Industrial Services, as a distributor for Avtron Industrial Automation, Inc. As a distributor Magnetech offers its customers access to Avtron's encoders, encoder signal convertors, and related encoder accessories for various applications across several industries, including metal producing, metal forming, pulp and paper, wind energy and material handling. Magnetech provides comprehensive maintenance and repair services for electrical-mechanical industrial equipment and power distribution equipment, including rewind and refurbishment, field services, preventative maintenance, and emergency services.

"Avtron is an ideal partner for us. Keeping our customers productive is our business. Avtron's specially engineered, ultra reliable products align with our commitment to provide customers with exceptional repair services and value-added products," said Michael P. Moore, President and CEO of MISCOR Group.

The agreement grants Magnetech the rights to distribute Avtron branded products, including the SMARTach™ and THIN-LINE™ product lines, along with other related spare parts and accessories, which ultimately improve productivity. The terms of the agreement allow distribution within a geographical territory consisting of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky.

"We're delighted to welcome Avtron as a new vendor partner. This agreement further supports our commitment to provide superior quality products to our customers through the Magnetech sales network," remarked Moore. "The Avtron portfolio of encoders will provide our customer community with durable, highly customizable offerings for their most complex applications. We are excited about the opportunities created by this partnership as we continue driving our growth initiatives and delivering on our performance expectations."

About MISCOR Group, Ltd.

Massillon, Ohio-based MISCOR Group, Ltd. (MIGL) provides electrical and mechanical solutions to industrial, commercial and institutional customers through two segments: Industrial Services, consisting of the Company's maintenance and repair services to several industries, including electric utilities, wind power, transportation, chemical, oil, pulp and paper, metal manufacturing and forming, and repairing, manufacturing, and remanufacturing industrial lifting magnets for the steel and scrap industries; and Rail Services, consisting of the Company's manufacturing of power assemblies, engine parts, and other components related to large diesel engines.

About Avtron Industrial Automation, Inc.

Avtron Industrial Automation is recognized worldwide as the market leader in heavy duty encoders, used to provide precise speed control in severe environment applications including metals, cranes, pulp & paper, material handling and wind turbine generators.

Avtron Industrial Automation also delivers drive systems, automation solutions and diagnostic software designed to help users reduce costs, increase efficiency and enhance profitability. Headquartered in Independence, Ohio, Avtron Industrial Automation provides solutions for the global market.

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