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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (AIT)

9/2/2005 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

9/9/2004 Proxy Information

H.C.S. Foundation, a charitable trust which has sole voting and dispositive power with respect to 830,250 shares (as of June 30, 2004) of Applied common stock. Mr. Hiltz is a trustee of the foundation.

9/12/2003 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.