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Toshiba International Corporation and Pennsylvania Breaker Announce Joint Distribution of High Voltage Circuit Breakers

Agreement Brings High Voltage Circuit Breakers to Global Utilities Markets

Toshiba International Corporation, Houston, TX, July 29, 2013—Toshiba International Corporation (TIC), a global leader in power transmission and distribution, today announced a joint agreement with Pennsylvania Breaker (PAB). The strategic alliance brings the superior performing high-voltage (HV) circuit breakers of PAB to international markets including North America through the well-established distribution network of the TIC Transmission & Distribution Division and other Toshiba T&D Group companies.

“PAB brings renowned expertise and quality to the HV circuit breaker market,” said Russ Yetter, North American Sales Manager for the TIC Transmission & Distribution Division. “This partnership benefits not only Toshiba and PAB, but also the unmet demand for American-made HV circuit breakers of exceptional quality in the utility market.”

PAB is a U.S.-based manufacturer of HV circuit breakers now including Toshiba-branded 72 KV, 145 KV and 245 KV families of HV ANSI dead-tank circuit breakers. PAB is solely focused on the design and manufacturing of HV circuit breakers using robust and easy-to-use components. PAB’s HV circuit breakers are designed and built in the U.S. using state-of-the-art technology such as computational fluid dynamics, finite element analysis and 3-D CAD layout design systems.

“With Toshiba’s more than 125 years of experience in power transmission and distribution, PAB now has greater access to the global utilities market,” said Chuck Mosca, Chief Operating Officer for PAB. “PAB welcomes this opportunity to provide our superior performing breakers with unlimited reach while collaborating on new energy service technologies.”

With global experience in product development, engineering and construction, Toshiba provides a full range of energy services up to and including full turnkey project delivery. The TIC Transmission & Distribution Division offers a comprehensive array of HV products such as Gas Insulated Switchgears, Gas Circuit Breakers, Disconnect Switches and Power Transformers. All products offered are internationally accredited with Type Test Certificates conforming to IEC/ANSI standards and safety. Toshiba’s commitment to quality, safety and reliability gives strength in achieving a foothold in the competitive global HV power equipment market.

About Toshiba Transmission & Distribution

Toshiba is a world leader in the supply of integrated solutions for energy transmission, distribution, and smart communities. As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of state-of-the-art transmission and distribution equipment, Toshiba has provided highly reliable and innovative products to the global market for over a century. The Toshiba Transmission & Distribution product offering meets the market demand for larger capacity, compact design, and environmentally friendly solutions that produce impressive efficiency ratings and excellent results. For more information, please visit www.toshiba-tds.com.

About Pennsylvania Breaker, LLC

Pennsylvania Breaker is an American-owned designer and manufacturer of high-voltage circuit breakers. All of PAB’s operations, including Management, R&D, Production, and Technical Support, are located in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Headquartered within the 1.1-million-square-foot facilities of Pennsylvania Transformer Technology, Inc. (PTTI), PAB is a subsidiary of PTTI and is a certified minority-owned business enterprise.

About Toshiba International Corporation

Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) is a Toshiba America Inc. (TAI) Group Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, and comprised of four divisions - Motors & Drives, Automotive, Power Electronics and Transmission & Distribution. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, TIC provides application solutions to a wide range of industries including general industrial, oil and gas, utilities, datacenters, renewables, HVAC, water/wastewater, and mining. For more information about TIC, please visit www.toshiba.com/tic.

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