China Electronics Technology Corporation Selects SBS Technologies to Supply Processor Boards

<b><i>CETC and SBS partnership signals beginning of long-term business relationship for CETC's next generation of automation equipment</i></b>

Albuquerque (June 17, 2004) – Today SBS Technologies®, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBSE), a leading provider of embedded computing technology, announced that it has received a contract to develop processor boards for China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC). This is anticipated to be a multimillion dollar project for SBS with production over several years. CETC is a large state-owned corporation of 46 research institutes and 26 companies specializing in electronic technology with strong manufacturing and production capabilities. CETC member companies will design and build electronic production equipment and tools for the electronics market using advanced embedded computing platforms supplied by SBS Technologies. "The opportunity to participate in CETC’s ongoing projects is the beginning of a long term relationship that provides CETC with advanced embedded computing products and systems. CETC will combine SBS Technologies’ advanced products with CETC equipment design and building capabilities to produce world class electronics production equipment," said Ron Strauss, Director of Asia Business Development SBS Technologies. CETC is the only large business group in China composed of both research institutes and member companies that can leverage the technology expertise of SBS through the manufacturing capabilities of its member companies. "SBS Technologies and CETC together will build advanced electronic equipment that will help the CETC group effectively compete in this growing marketplace. We look forward to a long relationship with SBS Technologies," said Xiang Wu, Director of CETC. ABOUT SBS TECHNOLOGIES SBS Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: SBSE) founded in 1986, designs and builds a wide range of standard and customized embedded computer products. Our products include processor boards, input/output modules, networking devices, and complete computer systems. Our products are used in many industries, including telecommunications, medical electronics, industrial automation and defense. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, SBS maintains eight primary operating locations, has regional sales offices throughout the United States and has international sales offices in six countries. More information on SBS is available at This new product announcement contains forward-looking statements concerning the technological capability, competitive leadership and product capabilities of SBS. These statements reflect the perspectives and expectations of SBS management as of the date of this release. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements as a result of a number of risk factors, including sales and product strategy within SBS; the impact of rapid technological and market change, including changes in the economic, legal and political conditions of China and Asia generally; and other risk factors listed from time to time in SBS Technologies’ SEC reports, including those listed under "Risk Factors" in SBS Technologies’ Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports. Brand or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders. # # # Sales Contact 505.875.0600 Media Contact Herb Bethoney SBS Technologies 505.875.0600 Investor Contact Jennifer Wade SBS Technologies 505.875.0600