St. Augustine, Florida, January 29, 2007...Tensolite Company announced today that it has acquired the assets and processing agreement of Dongguan Qiaotou Yichang Wire and Cable Assembly Factory (Yichang) from GTS HK. Yichang is located in Qiaotou Town, Dongguan City, China. Yichang specializes in complex cable assemblies and wire harnesses for medical and industrial applications.

John E. Berlin, Tensolite Company's President, commented, "We are excited about this strategic addition to Tensolite's ability to manufacture in China. The acquisition allows Tensolite to expand its cable assembly activities on a global basis and brings our customers a low cost manufacturing capability. Additionally, Yichang will bring enhanced manufacturing capabilities that will add new growth platforms for Tensolite Company."

Tensolite Company is a leading manufacturer of high performance wire and cable, connectors and cable assemblies for the Aerospace, Defense Electronics and Test and Measurement industries. Tensolite Company is part of Carlisle Companies Incorporated. Carlisle is a diversified global manufacturing company that is traded publicly on the NYSE under the symbol "CSL" and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.