ATS announces election of directors

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Aug. 15, 2014 /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, 2014, were elected as directors of ATS.  The vote was conducted by show of hands at the annual and special meeting of shareholders, which took place on August 14, 2014 in Kitchener ("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 72,147,714 99.86 101,127 0.14
Anthony Caputo 72,232,943 99.98 15,898 0.02
Michael E. Martino 70,900,975 98.13 1,347,866 1.87
David L. McAusland 69,962,370 96.84 2,286,471 3.16
Gordon E. Presher 70,853,402 98.07 1,395,439 1.93
Ivan Ross 71,020,808 98.30 1,228,033 1.70
Daryl C.F. Wilson 68,613,685 94.97 3,635,156 5.03

Final results on all matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting will be filed with Canadian securities regulators.

About ATS
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. provides innovative, custom designed, built and installed manufacturing solutions to many of the world's most successful companies. Founded in 1978, ATS uses its industry-leading knowledge and global capabilities to serve the sophisticated automation systems' needs of multinational customers in industries such as life sciences, transportation, energy, consumer products and electronics. ATS also leverages its many years of experience and skills to fulfill the specialized automation product manufacturing requirements of customers. ATS employs approximately 2,500 people at 23 manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company's Solar segment is classified as discontinued operations. The Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. Visit the Company's website at


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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