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CHECKPOINT SYSTEMS, INC. MOVES TO NYSE OCTOBER 29, 1993

 THOROFARE, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: CHEK) will begin trading its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) beginning Friday, October 29. According to tradition, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Albert E. Wolf will buy the first 100 shares of stock traded on the Big Board.
 A.E. Wolf, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We believe that listing on the New York Stock Exchange will enhance Checkpoint's visibility as we continue to build the business and achieve a greater worldwide presence. In addition, we think our shareholders will benefit from the higher profile."
 Checkpoint's stock will trade under the symbol CKP. Shares of Checkpoint Systems, Inc. are currently traded on the NASDAQ national market system under the symbol CHEK.
 Checkpoint Systems, Inc. offers a variety of security and loss prevention solutions for the protection of assets in diverse market applications. As the leading developer of advanced microprocessor-based and radio frequency-based security systems, the Company has more than 20 years experience in the loss prevention industry. Checkpoint's Electronic Article Merchandising(R) (EAM(R)) and Electronic Access Control systems are based on its Electronic Signatures(R) technology which assigns unique radio signals to items or people. Featuring detectable paper-thin disposable targets that can be activated and deactivated, the Company's EAM systems are installed in retail locations around the world.
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 /CONTACT: Steven G. Selfridge of Checkpoint Systems, 609-384-2473, or Andrew Baer or Wendi Kopsick of Kekst and Company, 212-593-2655/
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