Astronics Announces Fourth Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

EAST AURORA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO), a trusted leader in innovative, high performance lighting, electrical power management and automated test systems for the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2009 results before the opening of financial markets on Tuesday, February 9, 2010.

The release of the financial results will be followed by a company-hosted teleconference on at 11:00 a.m. ET. During the teleconference, Peter J. Gundermann, President and CEO, and David C. Burney, Vice President and CFO, will review the financial and operating results for the period and discuss Astronics' corporate strategy and outlook. A question-and-answer session will follow.

The Astronics conference call can be accessed the following ways:

    --  The live webcast can be found at Participants should
        go to the website 10 - 15 minutes prior to the scheduled conference in
        order to register and download any necessary audio software.
    --  The teleconference can be accessed by dialing (201) 689-8562, and
        entering conference ID number 343030 approximately 5 - 10 minutes prior
        to the call.

To listen to the archived call:

    --  The archived webcast will be at A transcript will
        also be posted, once available.
    --  A replay can also be heard by calling (201) 612-7415, and entering
        conference ID number 343030 and account number 3055. The telephonic
        replay will be available from 2:00 p.m. on the day of release until
        11:59 p.m. ET, Thursday, February 16, 2010.


Astronics Corporation is a trusted leader in innovative, high performance lighting, power management systems for the global aerospace industry; automated diagnostic test systems, training and simulation devices for the defense industry; and safety and survival equipment for airlines. Astronics' strategy is to develop and maintain positions of technical leadership in its chosen aerospace and defense markets, to leverage those positions to grow the amount of content and volume of product it sells to those markets and to selectively acquire businesses with similar technical capabilities that could benefit from our leadership position and strategic direction. Astronics Corporation, and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, DME Corporation, Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems Corp. and Luminescent Systems Inc., have a reputation for high quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices. The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at

For more information on Astronics and its products, visit its website at

    Source: Astronics Corporation