Sigma Labs, Inc. Announces a Strategic Acquisition Expected to Play a Major Role in Marketing of its Proprietary Technologies

Dec 27, 2011, 10:00 ET from Sigma Labs, Inc.


SANTA FE, New Mexico, Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCBB: SGLB) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned Sumner Associates, Inc. and La Mancha Company, both of whom are under the same management team.  Sumner Associates and La Mancha Company provide consulting services to the private and public sectors, especially with regard to emerging technologies and alternative applications of established technologies. The transaction is expected to close on or about December 31, 2011. 

Richard Mah, CEO of Sigma Labs, states that, "Sumner Associates will bring unparalleled high-level experts to our company, including former Los Alamos Physics Division Director Damon Giovanielli, and Ambassador and Lt. Gen. Gordon Sumner.  We expect the acquisition will add over $1.2M in new revenue and open up marketing and sales opportunities for our reactive munitions and materials products within the Federal government and defense industrial markets."  Damon Giovanielli, President of Sumner Associates, Inc. states, "I am very pleased to become a member of the Sigma Labs family and look forward with anticipation to the exciting opportunities for the company in the months ahead."

About Sigma Labs, Inc.
Sigma Labs, Inc. comprises leading scientists and engineers from Los Alamos National Laboratory with over 75 years of combined industrial R&D experience. They develop manufacturing and materials technologies and R&D solutions for first-tier integrators like Boeing, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney, and other commercial firms around the globe.  Sigma Labs, Inc. has current contracts with Federal Government and private industry clients to develop technologies from their conception through the design, building, and testing of prototype systems by integrating sensing, software, materials and manufacturing technology risk-reduction solutions. Visit Sigma Labs at which includes the Company's recently filed quarterly report on Form 10-Q.

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