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Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Appoints Steven Davidson President, Global Apparel Labeling Solutions

October 1, 2008

THOROFARE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CKP), a leading manufacturer and marketer of identification, tracking, security and merchandising solutions for the retail industry and its supply chain, today announced that it has appointed Steven Davidson as President, Global Apparel Labeling Solutions effective immediately.

Mr. Davidson will lead Checkpoint’s global apparel labeling business with a focus on providing integrated solutions throughout the apparel supply chain.

Prior to joining Checkpoint, Mr. Davidson held increasingly more responsible positions at the Braitrim Group, a global full service provider of apparel identification and packaging products, for the past sixteen years. This included working over three years in Asia to successfully establish a manufacturing and service footprint. In 2002, he became Managing Director EMEA for Spotless Retailer Services where he retained full P&L responsibility for EMEA, in addition to maintaining global marketing responsibility for the Braitrim brand. He also held positions at TCI Marketing Consultancy, K Shoes Group and Unilever.

“We are delighted that Steven has joined the Checkpoint team,” said Rob van der Merwe, President and Chief Executive Officer of Checkpoint Systems, Inc. “Steven brings to the Company a broad range of experience and expertise in the global apparel labeling industry. He is well known in the industry and was instrumental in building a $180 million business that served the apparel identification needs of the leading retailers and apparel manufacturers across Europe, and Asia.”

Checkpoint Systems, Inc.

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. is the leading supplier of retail shrink management solutions. Checkpoint’s global team helps retailers – and their suppliers – reduce theft, increase inventory visibility and provide consumers with greater merchandise availability through the company’s rapidly evolving RF technology, expanding shrink management offerings and Check-Net labeling solutions. Checkpoint has more than one million RF devices installed in stores today and has secured more than 100 billion products. Scaling cost efficiently, Checkpoint’s solutions provide increased revenues and profits to a fast-growing community of successful retailers and a superior experience for their consumers. Listed on the NYSE (NYSE:CKP), Checkpoint operates in every major geographic market and employs 3,900 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.checkpointsystems.com.

Checkpoint Systems, Inc.

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. is the leading supplier of retail shrink management solutions. Checkpoint’s global team helps retailers – and their suppliers – reduce theft, increase inventory visibility and provide consumers with greater merchandise availability through the company’s rapidly evolving RF technology, expanding shrink management offerings and Check-Net labeling solutions. Checkpoint has more than one million RF devices installed in stores today and has secured more than 100 billion products. Scaling cost efficiently, Checkpoint’s solutions provide increased revenues and profits to a fast-growing community of successful retailers and a superior experience for their consumers. Listed on the NYSE (NYSE:CKP), Checkpoint operates in every major geographic market and employs 3,900 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.checkpointsystems.com.