Boeing Selects AstroNova’s ToughWriter® 640 Printer for B737NG and B737 MAX Aircraft

February 21, 2017

WEST WARWICK, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a leading manufacturer and supplier of aerospace products including printers, networking hardware and related accessories to commercial, business and military customers, has announced that The Boeing Company has selected the ToughWriter® 640 flight deck printer to be included in Boeing’s B737NG and B737 MAX catalog.

“Boeing’s choice of the ToughWriter 640 for the 737 Next Generation and the 737 MAX underscores our strong relationship with the world’s largest aerospace company,” said AstroNova President and CEO Gregory A. Woods. “We are gratified by Boeing’s confidence in our products and service and look forward to continuing this successful alliance for years to come.”

The ToughWriter 640 40-column printer complements AstroNova’s ToughWriter 5 80-column printer, which was added to the Boeing catalog in 2016. The ToughWriter 640 offers the same capabilities as the ToughWriter 5 but in a form factor that is optimized for flight deck configurations where pedestal space is at a premium.

The ToughWriter 640 is the newest addition to AstroNova’s airborne printer family and is the smallest 40-column printer available. It is used in flight decks to print flight planning information, ACARS message and ground communications. AstroNova expects to begin delivering the printer to Boeing in 2018.

About AstroNova
AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad range of products that acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats. The Product Identification segment offers a variety of hardware and software products and associated consumables that allow customers to mark, track and enhance the appearance of their products. Major brands include QuickLabel®, the industry leader in onsite digital color label printing. The Test and Measurement segment includes the T&M Product Group, which offers a suite of products and services that acquire, record and analyze electronic signal data from local and networked sensors. The Test and Measurement segment also includes a line of Aerospace Products such as printers, networking hardware and related accessories. These products are used in the aircraft flight deck to print flight plans, navigation information, and performance data and in the aircraft cabin to print maintenance data, receipts and passenger manifests. AstroNova is a member of the Russell Microcap® Index and the LD Micro Index (INDEXNYSEGIS: LDMICRO). Additional information is available by visiting

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