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TSI Acquires Certain Assets

04/07/2009

TSI Acquires Certain Assets of Particle Metrics Incorporated from Research Electro-Optics, Inc.

Shoreview, Minnesota——TSI Incorporated, a worldwide leader in aerosol measurement technology and Research Electro-Optics, Inc. of Boulder, Colorado an industry leading manufacturer of precision optics are jointly announcing that TSI is acquiring certain assets related to the Helium Neon technology of Particle Metrics Incorporated (PMI), an OEM of patented contamination control technology and a wholly owned subsidiary of REO.

This acquisition will enhance TSI’s existing line of advanced aerosol instrumentation.  TSI’s President, Tom Kennedy stated, “This acquisition will broaden and strengthen TSI’s ability to serve the contamination control market by offering the most advanced technology available.”

“The asset sale of Particle Metrics Incorporated to TSI aligns with REO’s strategic growth initiatives to concentrate our business in providing world class optical components and assemblies”, stated Terry Moshier, Chairman, CEO and president of Research Electro-Optics, Inc. “REO is also pleased to have a long term supplier relationship with TSI.”  Dan Knollenberg has joined TSI and will continue to lead the OEM activity and serve to facilitate the PMI transition to TSI.

TSI continues to show growth initiative in Contamination Control with this addition.  Along with a comprehensive line of advanced aerosol instrumentation including the AeroTrak™ handheld, portable and remote particle counters complete with facility monitoring systems, TSI owns first class service centers throughout the world.

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About TSI

TSI Incorporated investigates, identifies and solves measurement problems through the design and production of precision instruments.  TSI partners with research institutions and customers around the world to set the standard for measurements relating to aerosol science, air flow, health and safety, indoor air quality, fluid dynamics and biohazard detection.

About REO

REO is a private company headquartered in Boulder, Colorado and is an industry leading manufacturer of precision optics and thin film coatings, optical assemblies, and helium-neon lasers. REO is a recognized leader in the development and volume manufacture of precision optical components and optical assemblies for the defense, aerospace, semiconductor, medical, and laser component markets.  Additional information about the company is available on the Internet at www.reoinc.com.

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