Astro-Med launches inkjet color label printer Kiaro! 200 for printing large-size product labels in chemicals, dietary supplement and food industries; label printer will be marketed by its QuickLabel Systems business unit

WEST WARWICK, Rhode Island , September 23, 2013 (press release) – Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) is announcing the worldwide release of its newest inkjet color , the Kiaro! 200, which will be marketed by its QuickLabel Systems business unit. The new wide color is currently being debuted at major and trade shows in North America and Europe, including Pack Expo in Las Vegas, Expo in Brussels, and Fachpack in Nuremberg. According to the Company, the Kiaro! 200 is capable of gorgeous 1200 dpi high resolution that measure up to 8 inches wide by more than 17 inches long, at speeds of 8 inches per second. This new is intended to satisfy the short-run needs of manufacturers of large-size products within the chemical, dietary supplement, and food industries, among others.

The Kiaro! 200 joins the standard Kiaro! , which enables manufacturers to from 1-4 inches in width.

"Based on feedback we have received from hundreds of our Kiaro! customers around the world, we believe that the Kiaro! is the most reliable high-speed in-house technology on the market," said Eric E. Pizzuti, General Manager. "With the invention of our Kiaro! 200 color , we can now serve new manufacturers, whose larger products require wider widths, and who need to color on demand, in-house."

The Kiaro! 200 is available now from QuickLabel Systems or one of the QuickLabel dealer partners worldwide.

About Astro-Med, Inc. and QuickLabel Systems
QuickLabel Systems is a leading manufacturer of digital color used by manufacturers and processors who want to their own in-house, as well as , thermal transfer ribbon, , and custom services. QuickLabel Systems is a business unit of Astro-Med, Inc., a Rhode Island based manufacturer of high tech specialty systems and data acquisition systems for test and measurement. Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) is a member of the Russell Microcap® Index. Additional information is available by visiting www.QuickLabel.com. Keep up with QuickLabel Systems on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/QuickLabel and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/QuickLabel.

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Contact:
Eric E. Pizzuti
Vice President & General Manager
Tel: 877-757-7978
www.QuickLabel.com

Source: Astro-Med, Inc.

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