Micromem Technologies Inc. GSI Westwind complete open loop prototype testing and moves to production first articles

TORONTO, NEW YORK, June 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Micromem Technologies Inc. ("Micromem") (CNSX: MRM, OTCBB: MMTIF) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies Inc. ("MAST"), announces that it has finalized open loop testing of the  "Speed control circuit" with GSI Westwind and have completed the original development contract.  A MAST lead board designer was on site recently in Poole England to assist in the final open loop testing and validate open loop performance. MAST is providing additional circuit boards for GSI Westwind for closed loop compatibility with their third party drive partners. All work on the base development contract has been completed.

MAST has now been requested to provide first production articles for GSI approval. Due to the very small form factor of our circuit board, GSI Westwind has been able to optimize their spindle further. The first production articles will actually be even smaller in diameter than the original development board. In addition MAST will be incorporating an innovative method of securing the outgoing signal wires to accommodate the extremely small available routing space.  Production volume pricing has been issued to GSI Westwind.

Joseph Fuda states "The accomplishment of this milestone validates not only our business model but now sets Micromem on the road to revenue not just charging for research and development projects but right to commercialization, Micromem is now in business." Joseph Fuda also said " Considering the pipeline of customers and projects that the company has become involved in, the success we have now accomplished shows well for our ability to deliver not only on proof of concepts but to bring in new products into the market that never existed before."

Micromem will be releasing the terms of the commercial agreement in a separate press release.

About Micromem and MASTIn
MASTInc is a wholly owned U.S.-based subsidiary of Micromem Technologies Inc., a publicly traded (OTC BB: MMTIF, CNSX: MRM) company. MASTInc responsibly analyzes the specific industry sectors to create intelligent game-changing applications that address unmet market needs. By leveraging its expertise and experience with sophisticated magnetic sensor applications, MASTInc successfully powers the development and implementation of innovative solutions for healthcare/biomedical, natural resource exploration, government, information technology, manufacturing, and other industries. Visit www.micromeminc.com www.mastinc.com.

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SOURCE Micromem Technologies Inc.

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