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IMTEC to Become Technology Solutions Provider for Meat & Livestock Australia
Date:2/18/2008

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has selected IMTEC Corporation to develop new techniques for high-speed CT scans of livestock carcasses. Using IMTEC's 3D imaging technology software known as FlashCT, IMTEC will begin Phase 1 of a multi-year, 6 phase process for objective carcass scanning. Objectives of the assembly production CT applications include the potential to scan the meat for fat and bone content, marbling and other quality attributes.

"IMTEC is very excited to be chosen as a Technology Solutions Provider by MLA to explore the application of our superior approach to X-ray imaging to the beef and sheep industries" said Tim Thompson, President and CEO of IMTEC. "This is a significant realization of our long term strategy of incorporating FlashCT 3D imaging technology in areas not previously associated with industrial imaging."

MLA is a producer-owned organization which partners with business and government to deliver innovative services and solutions within the red meat industry. The strategic objectives of MLA include: growing demand for red meat; increasing market access; enhancing competitiveness and sustainability; and increasing industry capability. "The involvement of IMTEC opens up a new realm of possibilities for the Australian sheep and beef industries," said Dr. Christine Pitt, General Manager of Client Innovation Services for MLA. "This relationship has great potential to improve our industry's competitive position with the application of CT technology."

IMTEC's extensive 3D imaging experience in applications as diverse as the defense, aerospace and medical/dental industries has resulted in knowledge that produces high quality results. All of IMTEC's imaging systems are powered by FlashCT technology, proprietary software that provides superior resolution and increased detail identification.

About IMTEC Corporation

IMTEC began in 1990, revolutionizing the dental industry with high quality, cost effective dental products. Headquarted in Ardmore, OK, the company has rapidly grown into a global leader in the dental industry, selling over 600 dental implant products including the industry leading Sendax MDI mini dental implant system. In March 2007, IMTEC merged with HYTEC, Inc., a technology and engineering company based in Los Alamos, New Mexico. IMTEC focuses on five product lines: Dental Implants, ILUMA cone beam CT for craniofacial imaging, Digital Dentistry, FlashCT technology and Engineering Services.

To learn more about IMTEC, please visit http://www.imtec.com or call 1-800-879-9799.

Press Contact

Andy Rudd

(580) 223-4456 Ext. 210

andy.rudd@imtec.com

Dr Christine Pitt

+61 2 94639117

cpitt@mla.com.au


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