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PRESS RELEASE : Fluke Australia PTY LTD wins top international award

EVERETT, Washington, February 14, 2004 -- Fluke Corporation, the leader in compact, professional electronic test tools, announced today that its subsidiary in Australia, Fluke Australia PTY LTD, has been presented with the 2004 Bob Hagger Award, an honor bestowed by Fluke for the top international sales organization in the Americas/Asia Pacific region.

Bob Hagger, late international sales program manager, died in a plane crash in 1990 while on business in India. In memory of Bob, each year Fluke recognizes one country sales organization for outstanding performance. The country must achieve sales forecast, significant year-to-year growth and exhibit professionalism, dedication and enthusiasm – all qualities Bob Hagger possessed.

Despite currency fluctuations, Fluke Australia experienced significant sales growth by focusing on on-time delivery, sales channel management and good business practices. Fluke Australia's outstanding growth performance sustained over many years has placed them among Fluke Intercon Operations' top five markets and has created a benchmark for other countries to follow.Fluke Australia is headquartered in New South Wales and is responsible for all of Australia as well as New Zealand. They have been a Fluke subsidiary since 1999.

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Fluke Corporation is the leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke products are used by technicians and engineers in service, installation, maintenance, manufacturing test and quality functions in a variety of industries throughout the world.