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Westwind to Create a 'Storm' at Circuitex 2007

SUZHOU, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, 12 April 2007 – Westwind Air Bearings Suzhou Co. Ltd., the World’s only volume spindle supplier, will be proudly showcasing the world’s best 200,000 rpm full range PCB drilling spindle, the Westwind ‘Storm’, at Circuitex Suzhou 2007, being held 16 – 18 May 2007 at the Suzhou International Expo Center, People’s Republic of China.

Located in Booth #AC2, Westwind will be displaying a range of high speed air bearing spindles including the Westwind ‘Storm’. With a full speed range operation of 20,000 – 200,000 rpm true shaft speed, the Westwind D1787 ‘Storm’ offers greater performance through improved small hole drilling and low air flow and low current. Furthermore, the Storm has the lowest power requirements on the market and is equipped for the industry standard 1/8” collet for high collet torque.

Lance Lan, Sales Manager China, Westwind Air Bearings Suzhou Co. Ltd., said: “We are excited to be taking part at the Circuitex Show for the second year running. Westwind has great confidence in the Chinese market and we continue to offer unrivalled service to our local end users and machine OEMs. We look forward to talking with anyone about how Westwind precision spindles and quality genuine spare parts can increase their productivity.”

Westwind’s large 5,000sqm facility located in the Suzhou Industrial Park, is the company’s base in the region for manufacturing, service and product demonstrations of their precision air bearing spindles. Westwind also has a sales and service centre based in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China.

Westwind Air Bearings, a division of GSI Group, is universally recognised as a world leader in the design and manufacture of air bearing spindle systems, with facilities in People’s Republic of China, UK, Taiwan and Japan. GSI Group Inc. develops and delivers the enabling technology solutions that bring advanced manufacturing applications to life. Our leading brands include precision motion products, lasers, and laser systems, and are used to increase efficiency and productivity in the global medical, semiconductor, electronics, and industrial markets. The company’s common shares are listed on Nasdaq (GSIG).


For further information contact: Lance Lan, Sales Manager China, Tel: +86 512 6283 7080, Fax: +86 512 6283 7087 ,Email: wwinfo@westind-airbearings.com.