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SWANTECH Appoints William T. Shaw as Chief Technology Officer

September 122005
Fort Lauderdale – SWANTECH Inc, a leading provider of advanced machine healthcare monitoring solutions and analysis services, today announced William T. Shaw has been appointed as the company’s chief technology officer.

Shaw is a seasoned senior executive with 28 years experience in industrial automation including process/plant automation, electrical substation automation and factory automation combined with technical, financial and general management skills. He has been on the management teams of three successful high-tech start-up companies, EMC Controls, EMC Systems and Tate Integrated Systems. All three companies were able to enter a competitive marketplace, provide superior products and technology, and grow at double-digit rates. In addition, he has held senior positions at Qualitrol Corp, Texas Instruments and Hathaway Corp.

“We’re especially privileged to have William as part of management team because he has the depth of technology knowledge, expertise and practical experience in the areas of plant and machine automation that are important to our clients,” said Ralph Genesi, president and CEO of SWANTECH. “He has the highest level of respect in the industry and will play a valuable role in our mission to transform the way companies look at, measure and evaluate condition-based monitoring of plant operations.”

Shaw has particular expertise in industrial process markets, as well as specific experience with electrical power generation, transmission and distribution, and oil & gas pipelines. He has earned a reputation for technical innovation and has a proven track record of successfully leading high-tech product development efforts that meet requirements, deadlines and budget constraints. He is also a nationally-sought public speaker and author with a long track record of published articles and technical papers.

Shaw holds a PhD degree in computer science from Kennedy-Western University and a CISSP certification from ISC(2). He also earned a master’s degree in engineering science from Loyola College in Baltimore, Md. and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from University of Michigan.

About SWANTECH
Founded in 1998, Ft. Lauderdale-based SWANTECH is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of industrial ultrasonic diagnostic systems that accurately evaluate the operating health of industrial machinery. SWANTECH's proprietary, patented and field-tested Stress Wave ANalysis (SWAN™) technology is revolutionizing the global condition monitoring market by providing a cost-saving machine defect detection solution that is replacing traditional vibration-sensing and lubrication solutions that have existed for over 25 years. SWANTECH offers solutions to predict and avert failure for all types of rotating machinery through its product suite, including SWANguard™, SWANview LX™, and SWANexpert™. For more information, visit the company’s Website at www.swantech.com.



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