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For Immediate Release: September 23, 2003
Firan and Aktelux Team To Bring Enhances Value And New Capabilities To Aerospace Clients
Firan Technology Group (a division of Circuit World Corporation) and Aktelux (a division of Luxell Technologies Inc) announced a signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today, intended to allow them to co-develop and co-market an expanded range of defence & aerospace systems.

The two partners have entered into this agreement that will see them collaborating closely, both in injecting Firans expertise in high integrity electronic sub-systems to Akteluxs expanding range of display systems and human-machine interfaces (HMI), and in applying Akteluxs design expertise to Firans future product developments. Additionally, the companies will exploit other business synergies, to improve their competitive stance, deliver best value in class, and expand product range and services that they are able to provide to customers.

Brad Bourne, President of Firan commented, This agreement builds on an already successful relationship between the two companies. We have already cooperated on projects in the US, Europe and the Far East. We see this agreement as the next important step in our strategy to increase the value which we can offer to our customers in the aerospace and defence markets. Gordon Roseborough, CEO of Circuit World added, Circuit Worlds recent acquisition of the aircraft panel business is expected to be an important part of the future success of the company and this agreement with Luxell should accelerate the growth of this business. Louis Joubert, General Manager of Aktelux, commented on the new relationship, Firan and ourselves have enjoyed a friendly relationship for sometime, with our skills and capabilities being entirely complementary. We have now taken that next important step, enabling us to leverage off each others strengths on a consistent and more formal basis.

About Firan

Firan Technology Group, a division of Circuit World Corporation, manufactures various electronic products. The company is a high-technology fabricator of high-density, multi-layered printed circuit boards. Its sales are primarily derived from the Defence, Avionics, Telecommunications, Medical and Advanced Test industries in the U.S. and Canada. The business also manufactures aircraft illuminated instrument panels for commercial aircraft manufacturers in the civil and military aviation industries.

About Aktelux

Aktelux designs and manufactures flat panel display technologies and solutions for defense and avionics industries. More information can be found at www.aktelux.com and www.luxell.com.

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of Circuit World with respect to its performance, business and future events. Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results and events may vary significantly.

Luxell Technologies Inc., Luxell and Black Layer are trademarks of Luxell Technologies Inc. All other company and/or product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective manufacturers.

For more information, contact:
Brad Bourne
President
Firan Technology Group
(416) 299-4000 ext. 314