Aerotek Acquires the Scientific Division of Kforce

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Acquisition bolsters the company's position as a leader in the scientific marketplace.

The acquisition of the scientific division of Kforce strengthens the presence of Aerotek Scientific within niche scientific industries nationwide

Aerotek Scientific® LLC, a subsidiary of Aerotek, Inc., is excited to announce the acquisition of the scientific division of Kforce. Aerotek is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial recruiting and staffing. Financial details of the acquisition have not been disclosed by company officials.

Aerotek acquired the employees, clients, contractors, and relevant data of the scientific division of Kforce. Staff previously employed by the scientific division of Kforce will continue to service their clients and contractors while working for Aerotek Scientific.

Aerotek Scientific places candidates of all levels at a variety of companies in many industries including: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, healthcare, food & beverage, clinical research, chemical and plastics. The scientific division of Kforce's similar focus on these markets complements Aerotek's existing structure and will expand the company throughout the scientific industry.

"The acquisition of the scientific division of Kforce strengthens the presence of Aerotek Scientific within niche scientific industries nationwide," said Thomas M. Thornton, president & CEO of Aerotek. In addition to the internal growth from which our company will benefit, former Kforce Scientific and existing Aerotek clients now have access to a larger pool of qualified candidates for their positions, and contract employees have significantly more jobs available to them through our services."

As technologies evolve and new career specialties emerge, the market for scientific professionals has continued to increase. The demand for qualified, experienced talent in scientific industries has become progressively competitive. The acquisition of the scientific division of Kforce bolsters Aerotek's collective expertise and reinforces the company's position as a leader in this marketplace.

About Kforce
Kforce (NASDAQ: KFRC) is a professional staffing firm providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions for commercial and governmental organizations in the skill areas of technology, finance & accounting, and health and life sciences. Backed by over 2,000 staffing specialists, Kforce operates with 67 offices in 41 markets in North America and two in the Philippines. For more information, visit http://www.kforce.com.

About Aerotek
Aerotek, headquartered in Hanover, Md., is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial recruiting and staffing services. Established in 1983, Aerotek, a privately held company, is an operating company of Allegis Group, the second largest provider of staffing services in the United States. Aerotek operates a network of more than 150 non-franchised offices throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit http://www.aerotek.com.

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