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ELECTROCOM AUTOMATION ANNOUNCES $2.4 MILLION CONTRACT WITH CONTINENTAL AIRLINES

 DALLAS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- ElectroCom Automation Inc. (NYSE: ECA) today announced that it had reached agreement with Continental Airlines to proceed on a $2.4 million program to install an airmail/freight sorting system at the new Denver International Airport.
 The contract, which represents ECA's first entry into the airport market with its material handling equipment, calls for the system to be operational by December 18, 1993. The system will use a sorter designed and manufactured by ECA under license from Beumer of Germany to sort mail and freight from incoming Continental flights and from U.S. Postal Service facilities at the airport for transfer to other planes or for delivery in the Denver area.
 Continental was the first air carrier to commit to the new Denver airport. It handles 40 percent of all passenger and freight traffic at the airport, which is a major Continental hub.
 ElectroCom Automation Inc., manufactures high-speed automated document processing systems for use primarily by the United States Postal Service and other government and commercial customers. The company also manufactures mobile data and voice communications systems and products for public safety and transit authorities, provides funded research and development, and produces materials handling systems and equipment for the commercial warehouse and distribution markets. The company's common stock is listed on the NYSE under the symbol "ECA."
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 /CONTACT: Steve Hullett of ElectroCom Automation Inc., 817-695-3035/
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