Aubrey Group Brand Fully Transitions to Sparton Corporation

For Immediate Release

Integration into one singular brand unlocks value for full product lifecycle management

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 6, 2014–Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) has announced the completed transition of the Aubrey Group brand to Sparton. In doing so, the Company’s portfolio of services has expanded to include an even greater emphasis on product design and development, and its ability to provide full product lifecycle management for complex medical devices has been significantly enhanced.

“This step will give more transparency as we continue to provide a consolidated range of offerings with one face to the customer and the market alike,” said Dan Kuzniewski, Director of Corporate Marketing for Sparton. “The brand change brings clarity, allowing us to pursue mutually beneficial business engagements across a range of services to help customers bring their products to market more efficiently.”

Sparton’s services include product design and development, complex device contract manufacturing, and aftermarket services such as repair depot and spare parts support. The addition of Aubrey Group establishes the Company’s third design center (Cleveland, OH; Minneapolis, MN; Irvine, CA) with the capabilities and experience to support the medical device industry as well as similar complex products in industrial markets.

“Customers will not only have greater exposure to a range of design and engineering services, but also facilities and resources to transition into full production and product lifecycle management engagements,” said Mike Gaul, Group Vice President of Medical Design and Manufacturing Services. “While the offerings will become more transparent under the Sparton brand, the team in Irvine, CA will remain focused with the resources and expertise to drive product design and development excellence.”

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About Sparton Corporation

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 115th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service and refurbishment. The primary markets served are Medical & Biotechnology, Military & Aerospace, and Industrial & Commercial. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has nine manufacturing locations and four engineering design centers worldwide. Sparton’s Web site may be accessed at

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