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ATS TO HOST SECOND QUARTER CONFERENCE CALL WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2008 AT 10:00 AM EASTERN

October 31, 2008 | General
TSX: ATA

Cambridge, Ontario, (October 31, 2008) - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. today announced it will report its second quarter results before market open on Wednesday, November 12, 2008.

At 10:00 a.m. eastern Wednesday, November 12, 2008, the Company will host a conference call and webcast of management's quarterly remarks and follow-up question and answer period with analysts and institutional investors.

The listen-only webcast can be accessed live at www.atsautomation.com The conference call can be accessed live by dialing 416 644 3423 five minutes prior.

A replay of the conference will be available on the ATS website following the call. Alternatively, a telephone recording of the call will be available for one week (until midnight November 20, 2008) by dialing 416 640 1917 and entering passcode 21286281 followed by the number sign.

About ATS
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. provides innovative, custom designed, built and installed manufacturing solutions to many of the world's most successful companies. Founded in 1978, ATS uses its industry-leading knowledge and global capabilities to serve the sophisticated automation systems' needs of multinational customers in industries such as healthcare, computer/electronics, automotive, energy and consumer products. It also leverages its many years of experience and skills to fulfill the specialized repetitive equipment manufacturing requirements of customers. Through Photowatt Technologies, ATS participates in the growing solar energy industry as an integrated manufacturer of ingots, wafers, cells and modules. Photowatt-branded products and systems serve businesses, institutions and homeowners in established and emerging markets. ATS employs approximately 3,500 people at 21 manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. Visit the Company’s website at www.atsautomation.com.

For further information:
Maria Perrella, Chief Financial Officer
Carl Galloway, Vice President and Treasurer
(519) 653-6500