SALEM, N.H., Oct. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Standex International Corporation (NYSE: SXI) today announced the appointment of Christopher Howe to the position of Standex Director of Investor Relations, effective October 12, 2022.

Howe is a seasoned equity analyst with almost a decade of experience covering diversified industrials and industrial technology companies. He holds an M.B.A in financial analysis from DePaul University's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, where he graduated with distinction.

As Standex Director of Investor Relations, Howe will be responsible for managing the company's relationships with shareholders, investors, and the analyst community. He will drive IR strategy, performance, and plans that align with the company's focus on growth and sustained shareholder value creation.

"We are very excited to welcome Chris to the Standex family as our director of investor relations,'' said Standex CFO Ademir Sarcevic.  "His significant small cap markets and investor relations experience will be a tremendous asset for Standex, and I look forward to working with him to further strengthen our relationships with the financial community."

Previously, Howe was senior equity research analyst at Barrington Research Associates, Inc.

About Standex International

Founded in 1955, Standex International (NYSE: SXI) is a leading global manufacturing company serving the electronics, engraving and specialty technology industries. With over 50 years on the New York Stock Exchange, the company is recognized for its market-leading brands and customer-intimacy approach. Standex is focused on connecting people, products and technologies to empower what's next. Today, the company's brands are providing advancements to vital industries including electric vehicles, vaccine refrigeration, space shuttle innovation and solar technology. For more information, visit

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For further information: Ademir Sarcevic, CFO, (603) 893-9701, e-mail: