Astro-Med Further Establishes Presence in Asia with Donghai Flight Deck Printer Deal

January 15, 2015

WEST WARWICK, R.I--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2015-- Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced that it reached a deal with Donghai Airlines, in China, to provide Astro-Med Ruggedized flight deck printers for their fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft.

Astro-Med President and CEO Greg Woods said, “The agreement with Donghai Airlines is just the most recent step in Astro-Med’s on going expansion into the Asia market. With Donghai, we continue to build the reputation of Astro-Med as the preeminent manufacturer of ruggedized printers for airlines and aircraft around the globe.”

Astro-Med Ruggedized printers, including the ToughWriter 5 and the narrow format ToughWriter 640, offer the highest print quality available for text and graphics, industry-leading print speed, and are used globally in military, commercial, business and regional aircraft.

About Astro-Med, Inc.

Astro-Med has been designing and manufacturing ruggedized airborne printers based on its industry leading Data Visualization Technology for more than a decade. These ruggedized printers and related ruggedized Ethernet switches, which are part of our Test & Measurement Group, are used in the most demanding military and commercial environments, including airborne, shipboard, and ground vehicle applications. Astro-Med is currently furnishing airborne printers for the Airbus A380 and A400M, the Boeing C-17, B-787, B-777, B-747, and the Lockheed C-130. Astro-Med is certified to AS9100, the quality management system specifically designed for manufacturers of aerospace industry products. Astro-Med is proud to manufacture in Rhode Island, USA. Additional information about Astro-Med’s ruggedized printer products is available at

About Donghai Airlines

Donghai Airlines Co., Ltd operates from its main base located at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport in Shenzhen, China. The airline offers a number of domestic and international cargo flight routes to almost twenty-five destinations including Hong Kong, Osaka, Bangkok, and Manila. As Donghai expands, the airline will launch passenger service from Shenzhen to Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Zhengzhou, Chongqing and other domestic destinations.

Source: Astro-Med, Inc.

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