Press release, June 2nd, 2011

Elecmetal S.A., a ME Elecmetal company, was awarded by Fundación Carlos Vial Espantoso with the Prize 2001 for excellence in labor relations.

The purposes of Fundación Carlos Vial Espantoso are recognize good labor practices, strengthen the links between labor and enterprises, emphasize the value of labor within such organizations and disseminate practices that enable employers and workers to recognize one another in the fruits of common effort.

The prize was received by Mr. Jaime Claro, President of Elecmetal, who appreciated the recognition and said “We are proud of our labor relations personas. I want to acknowledge the cooperation of our people and their leaders that have enabled us to develop a culture based on respect for people”.