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Creation Technologies acquires Quest Product Development Corp
Date: Nov 16, 2011
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Featured firm in this article: Quest Product Development Corporation of Arvada, CO

Creation Technologies Enhances Design Services Offering
Manufacturer acquires the design, product development and manufacturing group
of Quest Product Development Corp.

Vancouver, BC -- November 16th, 2011 - Creation Technologies LP, a global top-25 Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider and an expert in manufacturing complex electronics, today announced it has acquired the design, product development and manufacturing group of Quest Product Development Corporation of Arvada, Colorado.

The merger of Creation's existing design engineers, who are located in Milwaukee, WI, with those of Quest
will form Creation Technologies Design Services. This unit will employ approximately 30 design engineers and
provide a full spectrum of services in optical/imaging, electrical, mechanical and software product development, project planning, verification, validation and prototyping services.

"We are delighted to be welcoming Quest into the Creation family," said Arthur Tymos, President & CEO of
Creation Technologies LP. "The Quest people and their capabilities will significantly enhance the design,
product development and prototyping services we can offer to our current and future customers. We are
particularly excited about Quest's acknowledged experience in medical product design. This capability will
provide a significant service offering to our growing medical customer base. We are extremely pleased to be
able to acquire such a solid company as Quest Product Development and to be able to offer our customers
these additional capabilities."

Mark Stephenson, Chief Operating Officer of Quest Product Development, will lead the new Design Services
unit. "Our integration into Creation is very exciting for us," said Mark Stephenson. "I believe that the strong
customer-focused model, Lean environment, technical expertise, innovation and superior value associated
with both companies will result in an unbeatable combination of services for electronic OEMs. I am very
impressed and excited to be joining the Creation family."

Quest Technologies Group, a separate entity under the Quest Product Development Corp. umbrella that was
not acquired by Creation Technologies, will continue under the direction of Mitch Houston and will focus on
the development and incubation of new technologies, including the patented endoQuest and thermQuest
platforms and the newly formed SurgiReal Products Inc.