Moldflow and Kistler Sign Distribution Agreement
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Moldflow and Kistler Sign Distribution Agreement



CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 23, 2003--Moldflow Corporation (NASDAQ: MFLO), the world's leading provider of software products and services for optimizing the design and manufacture of injection-molded plastic products, today announced a distribution agreement with Kistler Instrument Corporation, a world leading supplier of cavity pressure measurement technology. According to the agreement, Kistler will distribute Moldflow Manufacturing Solutions(TM) (MMS(TM)) software to its customers to complement Kistler's best-in-class piezoelectric pressure sensors and charge amplifiers.

Gerald Lisowski, Kistler Instrument Corp. managing director, commented "We are pleased to be able to offer our customers Moldflow Manufacturing Solutions software products for process monitoring and analysis. We firmly believe that when Moldflow's products are combined with Kistler sensors, we can offer a cavity pressure monitoring and control strategy that is the best-in-class solution."

Roland Thomas, Moldflow's president and CEO, adds, "It is widely accepted that Kistler sensors are renowned for being accurate and reliable for monitoring cavity pressure during the injection molding process. Through this partnership, both of our companies can exploit our core competencies - Kistler's measurement technology and Moldflow's manufacturing software solutions - for the benefit of our mutual customers. Furthermore, it confirms our vision of Moldflow Manufacturing Solutions becoming the de-facto software standard for injection molding process automation, optimization and control."

According to ARC Research Director Craig Resnick, "The combination of Kistler's accurate and reliable cavity pressure sensors with Moldflow software that processes the unique and intricate algorithms required for injection molding process monitoring, analysis and control, provides an optimized solution that is in strong demand globally for injection molding applications across all industries."

About Kistler Instrument Corp.

Kistler is a worldwide supplier of precision instrumentation for the measurement of pressure, force and acceleration serving the R & D, industrial and automotive communities. Kistler in-mold sensors and support electronics have advanced injection molding capability and yield to achieve aggressive quality levels in wide categories of configurations. Shape capability ranges from interior automotive trim components to precise, miniature medical devices.

About Moldflow Corporation

Moldflow (NASDAQ: MFLO) is the world's leading provider of software products and services that increase the speed, efficiency, quality and drive down the cost of the design and manufacture of injection molded plastic products. Companies use Moldflow's complete suite of products to address plastic part design issues at the earliest possible stage as well as to maximize productivity and profitability on the manufacturing floor. Its collaboration with academia, industry, and customers around the world has led to a reputation for constant innovation in the complete design-to-manufacture process. Headquartered in Wayland, Massachusetts, Moldflow has offices and research and development centers in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia. For more information visit www.moldflow.com, or call 508-358-5848; fax: 508-358-5868.

Note to editors: Moldflow, Moldflow Plastics Insight and MPI are trademarks or registered trademarks of Moldflow Corporation or its subsidiaries worldwide. All other trademarks are properties of their respective holders.

CONTACT: Moldflow corporate contact :
             Dawn Soucier, 508/358-5848
             
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             Kistler contact :
             Don Beehler, 716/691-5100
             
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