Clemex increases its presence in the steel industry - Despite the severe slowdown in the manufacturing sector

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    LONGUEUIL, QC, May 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Clemex Technologies Inc. (TSX
Venture: CXG.a) announces today that it has sold two Clemex CIR instruments to
assess steel cleanliness to major US Steel Mills Carpenter Technology
Corporation of Reading PA and to SSAB (Swedish Steel AB) of Muscatine Iowa. In
addition to the steel cleanliness rating system, SSAB also purchased one of
the newly launched Clemex CMT.HD instrument to measure the hardness of metal.
All three systems will be installed in the Research and Development facilities
of the clients while Carpenter Technology already uses another Clemex system
in the steelmaking plant.
    Clement Forget, President and CEO of Clemex Technologies commented; "We
are extremely pleased to make these important sales to the metallurgical
industry sector in these difficult times. This sounds promising in view of the
anticipated steel industry bounce back". He continued; "Our R&D engineers are
currently updating the Clemex CIR software in order to make it compliant with
the new European Steel Cleanliness standard ISO/EN10247 and this should
translate in a series of upgrades for our existing clients and in new sales in
Europe and Asia in the Steelmaking industry in the near future."

    About Clemex Technologies, Inc.

    Clemex Technologies Inc. develops, manufactures and markets image
analysis systems and software used by quality control and research microscopy
laboratories. Clemex's customer base spans over many countries in America,
Europe, Asia and encompasses major Research and Development Centers,
prestigious Universities and large manufacturing industries in various fields
including automotive, aerospace, raw materials manufacturing, pharmaceuticals,
mining and other sectors.

    The CDNX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the
    adequacy and accuracy of this news release.

For further information:

For further information: Clément Forget, Clemex Technologies Inc, (450)

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