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Schmitt Industries to Showcase New SBS(R) Balancer Products and CNC Interface Software at EMO Hannover 2013 Show

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Sep 10, 2013

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Schmitt Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:SMIT), a world leader in precise test and measurement systems, announced today that it will be exhibiting several new SBS® products at the EMO Hannover 2013 show, including the SB-2000, a dual plane manual balancer for fixed installations, and the SB-2000-P for portable applications. In addition, the Company will also be introducing IVIS™ intelligent visualization software that permits full integration of SBS balancing and process control data into any CNC operating platform. These new products further strengthen the reputation of SBS® as the world leader in automatic dynamic balancing and process monitoring and control for the grinding industry.

The revolutionary new SB-2000 is an easy to use, economical and compact manual balancing system offering both one and two plane manual balancing capability and comes in a fixed installation version (SB-2000) and a portable version (SB-2000-P). The portable version attaches magnetically to any location for easy attachment and removal. Whether the fixed installation or portable version, this single machine control provides exceptional balancing accuracy, can store up to 30 balancing profiles and supports a spindle speed range of 30 to 100,000 RPM. In addition, the SBS® IVIS™ intelligent visualization software product now permits full integration of SBS® balancing or process control data into any CNC operating platform, whether Windows®-based or Linux®-based. 

"Our customers are always looking for more economical, precise and easier to use balancing and process control capabilities," said Jim Fitzhenry, President and CEO of Schmitt Industries, Inc. "At EMO Hannover 2013 our customers will be able to see first-hand how our full range of products, including the SB-2000 and IVIS™ software, can improve part quality and throughput and increase profitability."

Attendees of EMO Hannover 2013 can learn more about SBS and Schmitt Industries by visiting Booth C-37, Hall 6.  Find out more by going to www.schmitt-ind.com

About Schmitt Industries

Schmitt Industries, Inc. (the Company) designs, manufactures and sells high precision test and measurement products for two main business segments: the Balancer Segment and the Measurement Segment. For the Balancer Segment, the Company designs, manufactures and sells computer-controlled vibration detection, balancing and process control systems for the worldwide machine tool industry, particularly for grinding machines. For the Measurement Segment, the Company designs, manufactures and sells laser and white light sensors for distance, dimensional and area measurement for a wide variety of commercial applications, laser-based microroughness measurement products for the semiconductor wafer and hard disk drive industries and for other industrial applications, laser-based surface analysis and measurement products for a variety of scientific applications, and ultrasonic measurement products that accurately measure the liquid levels of propane tanks and transmit that data via satellite to a secure web site for display. The Company also provides sales and service for Europe and parts of Asia through its wholly owned subsidiary, Schmitt Europe Limited (SEL), located in Coventry, England and through its sales representative office located in Shanghai, China. For more information, visit www.schmitt-ind.com.

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