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For Immediate Release: May 11, 2004
Circuit World Corporation to Retain Aerospace Division
Circuit World Corporation (Company) announced today that discussions regarding the sale of its Aerospace Division to Astronics Corporation have formally come to a close.

Over the course of the last two months, management decided that retaining the Aerospace Division was in the best interest of the Company and its strategy in creating long-term shareholder value, stated Mr. Bradley C. Bourne, President and CEO.

ABOUT CIRCUIT WORLD CORPORATION

Circuit World Corporation has two operating divisions. FTG Circuits is a leading supplier of high reliability, high technology printed circuit boards. FTG Aerospace manufactures illuminated panels and keyboards for the civil and commercial aviation industries. All manufacturing operations are located in Scarborough, Ontario.

The Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CCW.

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.

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For further information please contact:

Bradley C. Bourne
President and CEO
Tel: (416) 299-4000 x314
Circuit World Corporation
bradbourne@firantechnology.com

John Bartkiw
CFO
Tel: (416) 299-4000 x390
Circuit World Corporation
johnbartkiw@firantechnology.com