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FLUKE CHANGES NAME TO FLUKE CORPORATION

 EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- John Fluke Mfg. Co. Inc. (AMEX: FKM; PSE) announced today that it has changed its corporate name to Fluke Corporation. In addition, the company has changed its stock exchange symbol from "FKM" to "FLK." The stock, traded on the American and Pacific Stock Exchanges, will trade under the new symbol "FLK" beginning tomorrow, Aug. 13.
 "This updated and streamlined name is another of the many changes, large and small, we are making as we transform ourselves into a more dynamic and contemporary company," said Bill Parzybok, chairman and chief executive officer. Parzybok added, "Our new name offers simplicity and clarity for our customers, employees and shareholders. Importantly, 'Fluke Corporation' retains the name of our founder, John M. Fluke, Sr., who first set the standards of quality, innovation and customer care that have become the hallmark of the Fluke brand around the world."
 Fluke's business focus is on new and growing markets for compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke products are used in service, manufacturing, test and quality functions in a variety of industries. Fluke was founded in 1948, has over 2,700 employees worldwide and is headquartered in Everett.
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 /CONTACT: Liane M. Woodward, manager, Investor Relations and Public Affairs, of John Fluke Mfg., 206-356-5566/
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