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Opgal and Celte to Deliver Security and Safety Thermal Imaging Solutions

January 30, 2012

KARMIEL, Israel, January 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Delivering Innovative High-End Thermal Cameras for Perimeter Security, Fire Fighting,
Transportation and Safety

Opgal Optronic Industries, a leading global provider of innovative thermal imaging and
near infrared illumination solutions for security and safety applications, today announced
that it has signed a reseller agreement with Celte SRL, a leading Italian distributor that
specializes in electronic components for telecommunications, high-tech, industrial and
security applications.

Opgal provides one of the broadest thermal imaging and near infrared illumination
product lines available. It addresses security applications with both cooled and uncooled
cameras delivering unmatched picture quality enabling accurate analytics. Used by hundreds
of customers in over 50 countries, the company has been providing thermal imaging
solutions for 30 years.

As one of the most established Italian distributors and a key supplier to the Italian
Fire Brigade and to numerous companies in the electrical power and security sectors in
Europe, Celte SRL is ideally positioned to distribute Opgal’s leading range of safety,
industrial and security solutions.

“This partnership enables us to offer the richness of Opgal’s product line to our
extensive base of customers”, said Diego Carraro, Celte’s CEO. “Coupled with Opgal’s
responsiveness and customer focus, we are confident that together we will open new windows
of opportunity in the European market, especially given innovative applications like
Opgal’s ability to detect fires using infrared technology.

“The distribution agreement with Celte attests to the warm welcome we are receiving as
we expand our cadre of partners,” said Yair M. Sakov, Vice President, Security Business
Unit, Opgal. “Building on tens of years of experience, we provide unique and innovative
thermal imaging solutions enabling our partners to highly differentiate as they compete to
address specific needs of their customers. Combining Celte’s years of experience in the
Italian and European markets this partnership will surly become a successful venture to
both our customers and our companies,” he added.

Celte and Opgal will participate jointly at Expo Emergenze, the exhibition of civil
defense and security technologies that will be held on February 9-12, 2012, in Perugia,
Italy. The companies will jointly conduct demonstration workshops on Opgal’s EyeSec
continuous-zoom and fire-detection solution.

About Celte SRL

Established in 1982, Celte SRL successfully sells and distributes active and passive
electronic components for RF and muW to the telecommunications, high-tech, industrial,
military and aerospace sectors. The company’s solutions are tailored to meet any
customer’s need, putting at their disposal its experience, vast technical knowhow and
synergetic collaboration with established partners in Italy and around the world.

Headquartered in Milan and with regional offices in Rome, Celte’s mission is to
provide high added value in terms of excellent products, efficiency and support, to ensure
maximum customer satisfaction.


About Opgal

Opgal delivers advanced vision and surveillance solutions enabling accurate insight
into suspicious situations in adverse and harsh visibility conditions. Using
state-of-the-art thermal and active-imaging technologies, Opgal leverages advanced
electro-optics and image processing expertise to create high performance, versatile
visualization hardware and software products for the security and safety markets. Founded
30 years ago, Opgal is a major supplier to some of the leading contractors and has
hundreds of customers in over 50 countries. Opgal is co-owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael.


        For more information please contact:

        Mr. Roberto Longoni
        Sales Engineer
        Tel. +39-2-92108020
        Mobile +39-329-5956675

        Ms. Hadas Weizman
        Marketing Manager
        Tel: +972-4-9953946
        Mobile: +972-54-6077622

SOURCE Opgal Optronic Industries

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