Roctest improves its liquidity by nearly $1 million

    ST-LAMBERT, QC, Aug. 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Roctest Ltd "Roctest" (TSX: RTT)
announces that Investissement Québec has disbursed a $450 000 loan to its
subsidiary Fiso Technologies Inc., provided under the SMB Financial Program in
order to finance the reimbursable scientific research and experimental
development tax credits.
    Since June 29, 2007, the overall liquidity of the Roctest group has
improved by nearly $1 million. In addition to the $450 000 from Investissement
Québec, Roctest has received other important amounts from customers including
$266 000 from a LNG (Liquid Natural Gaz) project completed during the second
quarter as well as $218 000 from Iranian customers for letters of credits
issued a few months ago and for the prepayment of new orders that will be
shipped during the third quarter.
    "With this improved liquidity, Roctest is now in a much better position
to meet its short-term commitments and to implement various initiatives
identified in its strategic turnaround plan" declared Mr. François Cordeau,
President and CEO of Roctest.

    Forward-looking Statements

    Except for historical information provided herein, the press release may
contain information and statements of a forward- looking nature concerning the
future performance of Roctest and its subsidiaries (the -Company-). These
statements are based on suppositions and uncertainties as well as on
management's best possible evaluation of future events, and as such involve a
number of risk factors. Such factors may include, without excluding other
considerations, risks related to foreign exchange fluctuations, evolution in
customer demand for the Company's products and services, the impact of price
pressure from competitors and general market trends, economic and geopolitical
changes. As a result, readers are advised that actual results may differ from
expected results. The Company is not required to update or revise publicly its
forward-looking statements.

    About Roctest

    Roctest designs, manufactures and markets sensors and high-precision
measuring instruments for the civil engineering, energy, healthcare and
industrial control markets. Roctest is recognized for its leading-edge
technology, the quality of its technical expertise and its product development
capabilities for challenging and demanding environments. Its products are
mainly sold internationally. Roctest has more than 130 employees and its
shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol RTT.

For further information:

For further information: François Cordeau, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Roctest Ltd., (450) 465-1113,;

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