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American Predator Quality System Recognized as "EXCELLENT" in Annual ISO 9001:2000 Audit

Official ISO Registrar Renews The Company's Certification, Emphasizing The Company's Commitment To ISO Documentation And Implementation

MORGAN HILL, California (12/20/05) ---- American Predator Corporation today announced that Standards American Registrations Authority Registrar (SARA) has completed an annual certification audit of the company's ISO 9001:2000 process and documentation. This audit, along with regular surveillance from SARA determined that American Predator has met the expectations of the ISO 9001:2000 standard, resulting in a renewal of the company's 9001:2000 certification.

SARA's extensive audit included a number of positive observations, including a statement by SARA Lead Auditor, Tony Lee that referred to American Predator's quality system as "excellent in terms of documentation and implementation" and that the company has "a good control of documents". Additional results concluded that American Predator has a "good system to keep track of customer property."

In order to determine the overall quality rating of American Predator, SARA paid individual focus to each department within the company, noting the level of quality for each. This research concluded that American Predator's management team is "very committed" to the ISO program, Human Resources is "very good at record keeping and tracking" and the company's production staff is "very knowledgeable" regarding their work.

SARA also audited the quality of American Predator's equipment maintenance, noting that the process was "very effective".

"The fact that we were able to keep the certification without any non-conformities for a second time confirms our team's commitment to keep this organization improving and striving for the best," said Ana Rudloff, Quality Assurance & Document Control Coordinator at American Predator.

"Being complimented by an experienced auditor about our quality system shows that we are headed in the right direction, and it is very rewarding to both our customers and our company."

American Predator plans on maintaining its full ISO compliance system through continued audits by SARA Registrar. For questions about American Predator's ISO Compliance please email or call (512) 456-2400

About ISO

ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the source of the ISO 9001 family of quality and environmental management standards and more than 14000 International Standards for business, government and society. ISO is a network of national standards institutes from 148 countries working in partnership with international organizations, governments, industry, business and consumer representatives.

About American Predator Corporation

Founded in 1993, American Predator Corporation is a pioneer in the design and manufacturing of long-life motherboards and systems for industrial applications. American Predator offers designs based on the latest Intel® processors in a full line of form factors. All products carry a five (5) to eight (8) year production guarantee, which reduces redesign and recertification costs and increases profitability.

American Predator Corporation is an Affiliate Member of the Intel Communications Alliance, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers. Intel has been providing silicon with life-cycle management to the embedded market for 30 years. For more information, please visit