It is the policy of Automation Components, Inc. (“ACI” or “the Company”) to observe high standards of ethics, honesty and integrity. Employees are required to uphold these standards. This means employees must not have any personal interest(s) that conflict in any way with the interests of the Company or its shareholders. Employees must not act so as to cause or create conflicts for any persons or entities with whom ACI does business. Employees must obey all applicable laws. Not every instance of a violation of this standard can be anticipated but the information set forth below is designed to address the most common workplace ethical problems.