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PCB Piezotronics teams up with AGR Racing for special event.

PCB Piezotronics (PCB®), Official Sensor & Instrumentation Sponsor of Andretti Green Racing (AGR) during the 2007 season, has announced it will team with AGR to present a special exhibit at the Automotive Testing Expo North America, October 24-26 at The Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Automotive Testing Expo, held annually in the US, is the only North American show which combines dedicated automotive testing, vehicle dynamics and crash test exhibitions into one comprehensive event. PCB® will display replicas of Andretti Green Racing IndyCars in a special pavilion area, located at Booth #17024, as well as several larger scale demonstrations of automotive testing applications. This special feature will be in addition to the PCB® product display booth, located at Booth #14026.

Notes PCB® president John Lally, "Our increased participation in this year’s show is a direct reflection upon our continuing global commitment to the automotive test and engineering community. During a time in which our valued customers, including the Big 3 and Tier 1, 2, & 3 suppliers, are streamlining operations and investing in R&D toward the goal of more efficient, high performance, cost-competitive automobiles, PCB® is committed to adding technical sales and applications engineering resources to support this effort. We look forward to demonstrating our technical capabilities in Novi, while also showcasing PCB® products and our proud sponsorship of Andretti Green."

"PCB® is a great partner of Andretti Green Racing and we're honored to be a featured part of its exhibit at the Automotive Testing Expo," said the team's chairman, Michael Andretti. "We've enjoyed some great moments in 2007 and know that we couldn't achieve any of it without the expertise shared with us by partners like PCB®."

As Official Sponsor of AGR, PCB® is supplying sensors and instrumentation, including DC response accelerometers, torque sensors and load cells, for its four IndyCar Series entries. As of press time, Andretti Green Racing has won both this year's and the 2005 Indianapolis 500 and both the 2004 and 2005 IndyCar Series championships, racking up a total of 33 Indy Racing League event wins in five seasons, including 29 in the IndyCar Series and 4 in the Indy Pro Series. Celebrating 40 years of products, innovation and customer service, PCB Piezotronics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of force, torque, load, strain, pressure, acoustic and vibration sensors, as well as the pioneer of ICP® technology. Core competencies include ICP® and charge output piezoelectric, piezoresistive, strain gage, MEMS and capacitive sensors and instrumentation. With 24-hour customer support; direct sales offices throughout Europe and Asia; and an established global distribution network, PCB® attributes its continued growth to an unwavering commitment to total customer satisfaction. For more information on Automotive Testing Expo North America, please visit http://www.testing-expo.com/usa/index.html

August 2007

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