ANALYTICAL SPECTRAL DEVICES CELEBRATES MAJOR MILESTONES —1000 UNITS SOLD, IN OVER 50 COUNTRIES, AND MULTIPLE PATENTS ISSUED

ANALYTICAL SPECTRAL DEVICES CELEBRATES MAJOR MILESTONES —1000 UNITS SOLD, IN OVER 50 COUNTRIES, AND MULTIPLE PATENTS ISSUED
January 23, 2005

Boulder, Colo., January 24, 2005 Analytical Spectral Devices, Inc. (ASD), manufacturer of precision analytical instruments for real-time, field-based material identification and verification, today announced the celebration of major milestones — 1,000 instruments sold, and currently in use in over 50 countries, as well as the issuance of two additional patents during 2004 focused on pharmaceutical quality control. ASD’s rugged and reliable Vis/NIR instrumentation is currently in use in a variety of environments, for unique applications demanding fast response, laboratory-grade precision, portability, or a combination of these characteristics in applications requiring measurement of radiance, irradiance, reflectance, and/or transmission.

“ASD had two patents issue in 2004, both in pharmaceutical quality control in the areas of manufacturing and dispensing, bringing the total to four issued patents in this field thus far,” said Dr. Brian Curtiss, Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder. ”An additional patent was allowed in late 2004 and we expect it to issue in early 2005.” ASD enjoys a reputation with customers for applications expertise and world-class instrumentation, along with superior customer support before and after the sale.

“ASD's success in achieving these milestones is directly attributable to our emphasis on customer satisfaction”, says David M. Rzasa, President and CEO. “Our strong application oriented solutions using the best NIR instruments in the business, combined with a high level of customer support, results in real benefits for customers. We have heard many times from customers that they like working with us. This culture of customer focus and satisfaction are key to our continuing success.”

About ASD
Founded in 1990, Analytical Spectral Devices is the only manufacturer of truly field-portable, laboratory-quality Vis/NIR spectrometers, spectroradiometers, spectrophotometers, and corresponding software. ASD’s instruments perform well in a range of environmental conditions, in and outside of the laboratory, and have applications in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, analytical chemistry, mining, soils analysis, grain, food and dairy, earth sciences, and pulp and paper industries worldwide.

For more information, please contact our Marketing Communications Manager, ASD Inc., 2555 55th Street, Suite 100, Boulder, CO, 80301; 303/444-6522, 303/444-6825 (fax); www.asdi.com.

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