Photon Provides Corporate Update

    BURNABY, BC, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Photon Control Inc. ("Photon") (TSX-V:
PHO), a leading developer of photonic sensors, is pleased to announce that
Craig Williams and Ted Parker have been elected and appointed, respectively,
to Photon's Board of Directors.
    Photon also wishes to announce that Christopher Weston, Marketing
Director, is joining the Company to add particular skills in market
penetration, strategic planning and development of Photon's emerging products
and corporate brand.
    Mr. Williams is the Vice-President for the BC Division of the Canadian
Manufacturers & Exporters, a trade and industry association. He served as
President of FTS Forest Technology Systems, a leading supplier of remote
environmental monitoring equipment, President and Chief Executive Officer of
COE Newnes/McGehee, a leading provider in North America of sophisticated,
custom engineered optimization/sensor, control and machine technology for the
sawmill industry and has served in executive level positions for established
manufacturing, technology and business development companies. Mr. Williams has
30 years of broad industry, executive management and international experience
and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of British
    Mr. Parker is the CEO of a Group of four companies involved in the
design, manufacture and distribution of various OEM and aftermarket products
that find application in the automotive, agricultural, industrial, electrical
and communications markets throughout North America and abroad. Group
companies are long established, operate from various locations in the BC lower
mainland and are active exporters. He has many years of manufacturing and
senior management experience and holds engineering degrees and an MBA from
McMaster University.
    Mr. Christopher Weston has extensive experience with marketing, strategic
planning, and business development. He most recently held the position of Vice
President for CUBE Global Storage Ltd., a global high-security information and
asset management company, orchestrating a complete re-branding and strategic
planning initiative. Christopher also provides advisory services to several
other organizations, including the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise
(CAFE), where he is the Treasurer of the National Board.
    "We are very please to have these talented and experienced professionals
join our Board and Photon. They bring significant corporate expertise and
extensive marketing skills and strengths to our organization. We look forward
to their valuable contribution," commented David C. Dueck, Chairman of the

    About Photon Control Inc.
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    Photon Control Inc. develops and manufactures opto-electronic products for
measurement and control. All Photon's products have competitive advantages in
both performance and cost. Markets for Photon's products include semiconductor
capital equipment, oil and gas, power industry, life sciences and research.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents herein.

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For further information: Company Contact: Helena Rebec, Assistant
Corporate Secretary, (604) 422-8861 x 101,

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