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MOCON DECLARES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

 MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- MOCON (Modern Controls, Inc.) (NASDAQ-NMS: MOCO) announced today that on Aug. 10, 1993, its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.05 per share, payable on Nov. 19, 1993, to shareholders of record on Nov. 5, 1993.
 The company has provided stockholders with annually increasing quarterly dividends for the 21st consecutive quarter. Prior to the present policy of quarterly dividends, the company had been paying dividends on a semi-annual basis since 1984.
 MOCON is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of high technology instrumentation designed to test packages, packaging materials, films, and pharmaceutical products. The company employs several patented technologies to measure permeation of various gases, gauge thickness and weight variation during production of materials and to test for leakage and head space in quality control applications.
 MOCON testing instrumentation is used in research, production, and quality control applications in the food, plastics, medical and pharmaceutical industries.
 MOCON's shares are traded over-the-counter and are listed in the NASDAQ National Market System. The company's electronic NASDAQ trading symbol is MOCO.
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 /CONTACT: Ron Meyer, CFO of MOCON, 612-493-6370/
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CO: Modern Controls, Inc. ST: Minnesota IN: MTC SU: DIV

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