Sigma Labs, Inc.'s Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Sumner Associates Awarded $533,000 of New Contracts

SANTA FE, N.M., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCBB: SGLB.OB) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Sumner Associates, Inc. has secured $533,000 in new contracts with the Department of Energy (DOE) which will be realized in 2012 with potential for additional  new orders up to  $3,700,000.  These contracts are in support of the US Strategic Weapons Program with various National Laboratories including Los Alamos, Livermore, Sandia, Brookhaven, and the Nevada Test Site.   Sumner Associates will provide high-level scientific and technical expertise for various defense programs.  

Damon Giovanielli, President of Sumner Associates and former Director of Physics at Los Alamos National Laboratory, stated that "We are very encouraged that we can provide these technical and scientific services to the DOE during this period of budget contraction.   The fact that we remain a primary subcontractor for high-level scientific and technical experts underscores our significant value."  Rich Mah, CEO of Sigma Labs, added that "We are pleased with this contract growth in the face of a very challenging Federal Government fiscal situation, which speaks volumes to our ability to deliver significant value to our defense customers."

About Sigma Labs, Inc.

Sigma Labs, Inc. comprises three wholly-owned subsidiaries:  B6 Sigma, Inc.; Sumner Associates, Inc. and La Mancha Company. These entities provide high-level consultants and develop manufacturing and materials technologies and R&D solutions for first-tier integrators like Boeing, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney, and other commercial firms around the globe.  Sigma Labs, Inc. has current contracts with Federal Government and private industry clients to provide high-level consultants, and develop technologies from their conception through the design, building, and testing of prototype systems by integrating sensing, software, materials and manufacturing technology risk-reduction solutions.   Visit Sigma Labs at

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