Tuesday August 26 5:02 PM EDT
Company Press Release
Source: Scientific Measurement Systems, Inc.
Scientific Measurement Systems Appoints Dr. Michael Ervin President
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Measurement
(OTC Bulletin Board: SCMS) (SMS)
announced today that Dr. Michael Ervin, has been appointed President
effective September 1, 1997. Dr. Ervin
replaces Larry Secrest who will remain Chairman of the Board of
Measurement Systems, Inc.
Dr. Ervin comes to SMS from DTM Corporation where he was Vice
Engineering, Development and
Manufacturing. DTM is a publicly traded Nasdaq firm that is a leader
in the rapid
prototyping industry. Prior to joining DTM,
Dr. Ervin was Vice President for the Imaging Systems and Medical
of Du Pont de Nemours.
Chairman Secrest noted that SMS hopes to capitalize on technology
through the Company's Ultrafast CT
consortium partly funded under the Advanced Technology Program of
Institute of Standards and Technology.
Other consortium members are GM, GE, and EG&G.
``Mike Ervin brings precisely the skills that SMS needs to exploit
the full potential of
the ultrafast CT technologies. He has a
strong background in development and commercialization of new
technologies that are
complementary to SMS's markets, and
has been successful in bringing emerging technologies to market. I
am very pleased that
we were able to attract an executive of
Mike's caliber to SMS. His willingness to join SMS as CFO reflects
potential of our Company.''
SMS is a publicly owned company traded on the NASD OTC Bulletin
the Symbol SCMS. The Company is a
leader in the development of industrial digital radiography and
which is becoming widely used in such
industries as auto, aircraft, tire, and castings.
-- Jim Rollins Mailto:email@example.com Dir. Scanning Services ftp://ftp.sms-ct.com Scientific Measurement Systems (SMS) http://www.sms-ct.com 2210 Denton Drive Tel. 512-837-4712 Suite 106 Fax 512-837-9082 Austin, Texas 78758
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