Aavid Thermalloy to Globally Distribute Advanced Thermal Solutions Heat Sink and Attachment Products

Aavid Thermalloy, LLC, the world's oldest and one of the largest suppliers of thermal management products to the worldwide electronics marketplace, has signed a distribution agreement with Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS), a leader in innovative component cooling solutions.

NORWOOD, Mass., June 2, 2008- Aavid Thermalloy, LLC, the world’s oldest and one of the largest suppliers of thermal management products to the worldwide electronics marketplace, has signed a distribution agreement with Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS), a leader in innovative component cooling solutions. Aavid Thermalloy, with its global customer base and broad network of sales offices, representatives and distributors, will now have access to ATS’ high performance heat sink and attachment technologies to address the cooling of today’s and tomorrow’s electronic devices.

As part of the agreement, ATS will supply Aavid Thermalloy, with its complete line of maxiFLOW™ heat sinks whose patented design and thermal performance is unmatched in the electronics cooling market. In addition, Aavid Thermalloy will also distribute ATS’ patented maxiGRIP™ heat sink attachment systems. Its compact design securely attaches heat sinks to hot components on densely populated PCBs, and detaches quickly and cleanly when needed.

“We’ve long recognized that ATS develops many of the industry’s most innovative heat sinks and attachment systems, and that their products offer cooling solutions that can benefit many of our worldwide customers,” said Alan Wong, CEO of Aavid Thermalloy. “As a world leading supplier of thermal management products, we are excited to add ATS’ unique family of heat sink cooling technologies to our product portfolio and look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership.”

“Around the world, the first name in heat sinks is Aavid Thermalloy,” said Dr. Kaveh Azar, president and CEO of Advanced Thermal Solutions. “They’re the experts in thermal management technology and manufacturing and provide a worldwide distribution capability that marries uniquely to our innovative products. We’re proud to partner with the world’s leading company in electronics thermal management and are equally enthusiastic to support Aavid Thermalloy’s sales channels in offering ATS products to their customer bases.

Further details on the availability of ATS heat sinks and attachment systems through Aavid Thermalloy, as well as joint marketing and advertising efforts will be announced in the coming weeks.

About Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.

Advanced Thermal Solutions is a leading engineering and manufacturing company supplying complete thermal and mechanical packaging solutions from analysis and testing to final production. ATS provides a wide range of air and liquid cooling solutions, laboratory-quality thermal instrumentation, along with thermal design consulting services and training.

About Aavid Thermalloy, LLC

Aavid Thermalloy, LLC is a world leading supplier of thermal management products, which include heat sinks, interface materials and attachment accessories, fan heat sinks, heat pipe assemblies, liquid cooling and phase change devices that are configured to meet customer specific needs.