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Kitron ASA: Kitron signs frame agreement with Rheinmetall

(2015-09-09) Rheinmetall AG, a leader within automotive components and defence
equipment with head office in Düsseldorf, Germany, has selected Kitron ASA as
manufacturing partner for its global defence division.

The scope of the contract is delivery of electronics manufacturing services
(EMS), including board assembling (PCBA), box-build, test development and
high-level assembly. The contract has a value of NOK 100 million over a
three-year period starting in the fourth quarter of 2015.

Kitron's facilities in both Norway and Lithuania will contribute to the

Jens Ahlborn, Commodity manager of Rheinmetall Defence Electronics, said:
"Kitron is a high-performance supplier in the defence and aircraft industry.
The technical facilities of Kitron allow them to react quickly and flexibly
to individual customer requirements. The application of modern methods and
processes are the reason why they are the most economical and the fastest to
respond to customer request. We think that the frame agreement paves the way
for a long, successful cooperation."

Tommy P. Storstein, Corporate sales director of Kitron, said:
"This agreement demonstrates our competitiveness in a global market where
quality, competence, flexibility and delivery precision are of essential
importance. Rheinmetall is one of the leading players within the defence
industry and they expect only the highest standards from their suppliers. We
are extremely pleased that we have passed their extensive quality audits and
that they now have selected us as manufacturing partner."

For further information please contact:

Peter Nilsson, CEO Kitron ASA, tel. +47 948 40 850 or

Tommy P. Storstein, Corporate sales director Kitron ASA, tel. +47 93 66 99 09
or e-mailtommy.storstein@kitron.com

is one of Scandinavia's leading electronics manufacturing services companies
for the Defence/Aerospace, Energy/Telecoms, Industry, Medical equipment and
Offshore/Marine sectors. The company is located in Norway, Sweden, Lithuania,
Germany, China and the United States. Kitron had revenues of about NOK 1.75
billion in 2014 and has about 1 200 employees.www.kitron.com

Rheinmetall Defence
is a part of the globe-spanning Rheinmetall Group. Its products set the global
standard for excellence in a wide array of disciplines: from vehicles, force
protection and weapon systems to infantry equipment and air defence, and from
network-enabled warfare capabilities to electro-optics and simulation
technology. Last year, Rheinmetall Defence's 10 000 employees generated
annual sales of €2.24 billion.www.rheinmetall.com

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl
(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)


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Source: Kitron ASA via Globenewswire


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