Standex Names EJ Morrow President of the Food Service Equipment Group’s Cooking Solutions Division

SALEM, N.H.--(Business Wire)--
Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) today announced the
appointment of EJ Morrow as president of the Cooking Solutions
division of Standex's Food Service Equipment Group, effective
September 30. Morrow, 49, succeeds Hylton Jonas, who is retiring from
the Company.

"EJ joins Standex at an exciting time for the Food Service
Equipment Group," said Food Service Equipment Group Vice President
John Abbott. "We are focused on driving market share gains by
leveraging sales synergies and customer relationships across both our
refrigeration and cooking solutions businesses, while developing
products for new market segments. EJ's business development expertise
and food service equipment background will make him a strong asset as
we continue to expand our reach by introducing innovative solutions to
the market."

Prior to joining Standex, Morrow served as vice president of
business development at Unified Brands, an operating company of Dover
Corporation. Unified Brands and its Groen, Randell, Avtec and CapKold
product lines have leading industry positions in cooking equipment,
cook-chill production systems, custom fabrication, foodservice
refrigeration, ventilation and conveyor systems. Before that he served
in a variety of executive positions at Distribution America and
Pursell Industries. In addition, he has 13 years of sales and
marketing with Stanley Works.

Morrow received a master's degree in business administration from
Jacksonville University and a bachelor's degree from the University of

Standex's Cooking Solutions Group was formed during Jonas's tenure
and is comprised of the Company's BKI, APW Wyott, Bakers Pride and
BevLes business units. Jonas has led the division since January 2007,
when he and his partners sold the APW Wyott group of companies to

"Hylton made a commitment to see the merger through, and now
thanks to the hard work of the entire team, our Cooking Solutions
Group has grown in scale and enhanced its market position. We thank
Hylton for his service and wish him health and happiness upon his
retirement," said Abbott.

About Standex's Food Service Equipment Group

The Food Service Equipment Group (FSEG) is a broad-line
manufacturer of commercial food service equipment, including walk-in
coolers and freezers, refrigerated, non-refrigerated and hot display
cabinets and storage systems, commercial ovens, rotisseries and
cooking equipment, bakery and deli display cases, hot food counter-top
products, patient feeding systems, rotary vane pumps and stainless
steel fabrication, millwork and solid surface stonework. The majority
of the FSEG businesses are grouped into two divisions, Standex Cooking
Solutions Group and Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group. FSEG enjoys
market leadership positions and strong brand recognition in the food
service industry with each of its eight leadership companies: American
Foodservice, APW Wyott, Bakers Pride, BKI, Federal Industries, Kool
Star, Master-Bilt, Nor-Lake, Inc. and Procon. The group employs 1,500
with manufacturing facilities in Ireland, Mexico, Mississippi, New
York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming. In
addition to the U.S., FSEG has an established presence in Europe and
is developing or expanding distributor relationships in Africa, Asia,
Australia and South America.

About Standex

Standex International Corporation is a multi-industry manufacturer
in five broad business segments: Food Service Equipment Group, Air
Distribution Products Group, Engineered Products Group, Engraving
Group and Hydraulics Products Group with operations in the United
States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil and
China. For additional information, visit the company's website at

Standex International Corporation
Thomas DeByle, 603-893-9701

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