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APPOINT TECHNOLOGIES INC. ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGEMENT TEAM

 PASO ROBLES, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Wes Baumgardner, chairman of the board of Appoint Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: APNT) today announced a new management team for the company. Appoint Technologies Inc. (formerly Standard Logic Inc. NASDAQ: STDL) merged with Appoint Inc. and changed its name on April 13, 1993, Baumgardner will continue as chairman of the board of the newly merged companies. Joseph C. Picken will assume the positions of president, chief executive officer and chief financial officer. Jack Barrott, formerly the chairman and chief executive officer of Appoint Inc. will become vice chairman and secretary.
 Picken comes to Appoint Technologies from Joseph C. Picken & Associates Inc., a Dallas-based management consulting organization providing strategic management, operations and financial management expertise to emerging growth companies. Picken has authored more than two dozen articles on the effective management of emerging growth companies. Prior to establishing his consulting practice, Picken had more than 20 years of experience as a senior finance and operations officer in both Fortune 500 and emerging growth companies, including responsibilities as chief financial officer, chief operating officer and chief executive officer. His experience spans both manufacturing and service industries, and includes leading roles in several turnarounds and initial public offerings.
 "Mr. Picken's extensive experience in the management of emerging growth companies and his proven take-charge abilities in operations and finance make him an ideal candidate to head up Appoint Technologies," said Baumgardner. In further remarks, Baumgardner expressed confidence in the new management team and in their focus on growth, profitability and shareholder value.
 "Appoint Technologies offers an exciting challenge," said Picken. "Appoint's technology is unique and their innovative products have demonstrated both growth potential and good acceptance in the marketplace. Standard Logic's core business is well-established and has been profitable over the years. We look forward to the introduction of a number of new products, accelerated growth, and improved profitability over the next several quarters."
 Appoint Technologies Inc. is the parent of Appoint Inc. and Standard Logic Inc. Appoint designs, manufactures, and markets second generation high-dexterity pointing devices (computer mouse products) for IBM-compatible and Apple Macintosh desktop and portable computers. Standard Logic Inc. specializes in the development and sale of both standard and custom products (circuit boards, software and services) to the electronic packaging industry.
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 /CONTACT: Shannon T. Squyres of Corporate Relations Group, 714-955-1860, for Appoint/
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