Schweiter Technologies on track - General Meeting 2013 - shareholders approve all proposals of the Board of Directors

Horgen, May 8, 2013 – At the General Meeting of Schweiter Technologies AG held today in Horgen, shareholders approved by a large majority all proposals put forward by the Board of Directors.

In particular, the distribution of CHF 40 per bearer share, CHF 27.80 of which by means of a repayment (exempt from withholding tax) from reserves from capital contributions and CHF 12.20 as an ordinary dividend, was approved. Beat Siegrist, Beat Frey, Lukas Braunschweiler and Jacques Sanche were reelected as members of the Board of Directors for a term of office of one year. Beat Frey has announced that he will no longer be standing at the General Meeting in 2014 for age-related reasons. There are plans to augment the Board of Directors back to five members.

At the start of the year, operational business developed as expected within the scope of the forecast communicated in the media release of March 1, 2013.

For further information, please contact:
Martin Klöti, Head of Management Services
Tel. +41 44 718 33 03, fax +41 44 718 34 51,