Stonewater Adds Three Members to its Board of Directors

Evanston, IL — December 13, 2004 — Randolph J. Nogel, Donald N. Frey and Phillip C. Goldstick were elected to Stonewater Control Systems' Board of Directors today.

Randolph Nogel became Stonewater's President and CEO in June 2004. Mr. Nogel is also a Managing Director of SC&M, an international investment banking firm, and Of Counsel to the law firm of Hutchins and Stiff, LLC in Denver. He has served on numerous corporate and civic boards.

Donald Frey has had a distinguished career in the worlds of industry and international business. Mr. Frey's career began at the Ford Motor Company in 1950 where he was project manager for the original 1965 Ford Mustang. In 1968 he became President of the General Cable Company and in 1971 was appointed president and CEO of Bell and Howell. During the past 15 years Mr. Frey has been a professor at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering in Evanston. Mr. Frey was awarded the National Medal of Technology in 1990 at the White House by President George H.W. Bush for his lifetime of industrial innovation.

Phillip Goldstick is President and Chairman of G. Equity Investment Group Ltd. in Chicago. He is an experienced attorney who has served in numerous governmental and civic capacities including Illinois state representative to the 74th Illinois General Assembly. Mr. Goldstick is a member of the Board of the University of Illinois Foundation and serves on the Investment and Budget Committees.

Messrs. Nogel, Frey and Goldstick join board members Gerd Nierlich, Stonewater's Chairman and Founder; Donald Petkus, former Stonewater CEO; former U.S. Senator Adlai Stevenson III, Chairman of SC&M Investment Management Corporation, an international investment banking firm, and Michael Tokarz, Chairman of The Tokarz Group, a leveraged buy-out and investment banking firm located in Purchase, New York.

About Stonewater Control Systems

Stonewater Control Systems, a privately held technology company located in Evanston, Illinois, provides Internet-based remote communication and control platforms that plug in to monitor, analyze, and control machines and sensors for global M2M applications. For further information about Stonewater's technology and licensing opportunities, please visit

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