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Comtrol Takes Part in Minnesota Trade Office Mission to South America

MINNEAPOLIS — April 1, 2008…

Comtrol Corporation, a global leader in network enabling solutions, is pleased to announce its participation in the Council of Great Lakes Governors trade mission to South America, held April 19-29, 2008. Comtrol will travel with Minnesota Trade Office ambassadors to the countries of Chile, Argentina, and Brazil during the week and a half tour.

Ive seen firsthand the value of the Minnesota Trade Offices participation in a previous trade mission to Poland, Czech Republic, and Germany with Governor Pawlenty in 2003, said Bradford Beale, vice-president of global sales and marketing for Comtrol and upcoming trade mission participant. We are excited to increase Comtrols and Minnesotas international exposure in emerging markets throughout the world.

Another trade mission participant, Alex Gilsrud, Comtrol distribution sales manager of the Americas, said, We look forward to forging new relationships with business partners in South America and increasing trade between Minnesota and Brazil, Argentina, and Chilethree of South Americas strongest economies.

Comtrol products, the DeviceMaster Ethernet device servers and RocketPort in-server multiport serial cards, connect devices such as printers, cameras and scanners to the Internet and computer systems. They are used in a wide variety of commercial and infrastructure projects around the world, including factory automation, distribution centers, and traffic control technology. While in South America, Comtrol plans to develop new business channels in the fast-growing Latin America markets and help increase Minnesotas exports to South America.

About Comtrol.

Comtrol is a worldwide leader in device connectivity, industrial Ethernet gateways, and intelligent embedded data communications for a wide range of industrial and hospitality applications. Comtrol products include RocketPort in-server multiport cards and modems and DeviceMaster Ethernet device servers, sold through more than 50 regional, national, and international distributors and thousands of resellers and integrators worldwide. For more information, contact: Comtrol Corporation 6655 Wedgwood Road, Suite 120, Maple Grove, MN 55311-3610. Phone: +1.800.926.6876 (1.800.GO ROCKET) Email:[email protected] Web: