ATS Announces Election of Directors

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Aug. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX:ATA) ("ATS" or the "Company") today announced that all of the nominee directors listed in the management information circular dated June 30, 2015, were elected as directors of ATS.  The vote was conducted by show of hands at the annual meeting of shareholders, which took place on August 13, 2015 in Toronto ("Annual Meeting").  The voting results based on proxies received are set out below:

Name of Nominee

Votes For

Percent

Votes Withheld

Percent

Neil D. Arnold

72,120,816

99.95

33,056

0.05

Anthony Caputo

70,396,575

97.56

1,757,297

2.44

Michael E. Martino

64,220,268

89.00

7,933,604

11.00

David L. McAusland

68,223,906

94.55

3,929,966

5.45

Gordon E. Presher

70,357,494

97.51

1,796,378

2.49

Ivan Ross

64,216,579

89.00

7,937,293

11.00

Daryl C.F. Wilson

68,950,649

95.56

3,203,223

4.44

The total percentage of ATS common shares votes was 78.32%.  Final results on all matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting will be filed with Canadian securities regulators.

About ATS
ATS is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world's most successful companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation products and value-added services including pre-automation and after-sales services to address the sophisticated manufacturing automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in markets such as life sciences, chemicals, consumer products, electronics, food, beverage, transportation, energy, and oil and gas. Founded in 1978, ATS employs approximately 3,500 people at 25 manufacturing facilities and 51 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. Visit the Company's website at www.atsautomation.com.

SOURCE ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.

For further information: Maria Perrella, Chief Financial Officer; Carl Galloway, Vice-President, Treasurer, 519 653-6500


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