SBS Technologies Named One of Forbes 200 Best Small Companies in America

SBS Technologies® (Nasdaq: SBSE) today announced that it has been selected as one of the "200 Best Small Companies in America" by Forbes magazine. SBS was ranked 110 on the list according to the October 29, 2001 issue of Forbes magazine. According to Forbes, companies on the list must clear a number of hurdles to make the Forbes "200 Best" list. The ranks are determined by weighing a combination of return on equity, sales and earnings-per-share growth, each measured during the past five years and the most recent four quarters. "Forbes is a prestigious financial magazine, and we are honored to receive this recognition as a distinguished small company," comments Grahame Rance, President and CEO of SBS Technologies. "I credit our committed team of employees for SBS' performance over the past five years. We continue to set aggressive goals and have dedicated our efforts to building the value of this company." About SBS Technologies SBS Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: SBSE) founded in 1986, designs and builds open architecture embedded computer products that enable original equipment manufacturers to serve the commercial, communication and government markets. SBS products are integrated into a variety of applications including communication networking, medical imaging, industrial automation, and military systems. The portfolio includes an extensive line of CPU boards, computer interconnections, avionics, telemetry, and fully integrated systems and enclosures. Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, SBS has locations in Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Germany. More information on SBS is available at Statements in this press release regarding SBS Technologies, Inc. and its business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements," including explicit statements regarding product availability and applications, and implicit suggestions regarding the market potential of our business and expectations of future orders. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. For information about risks and uncertainties that could affect the accuracy of the forward-looking statements, please refer to SBS Technologies' filings with the SEC, including SBS' Annual Report on Form 10-K.

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