JER Partners With Promats Athletics, LLC to Develop New Product Line


JER Envirotech International Corp.

2008-08-06 16:00:00

JER Partners With Promats Athletics, LLC to Develop New Product Line

VANCOUVER, BC–(EMWNews – August 6, 2008) – JER Envirotech International Corp. (TSX-V: JER) (FRANKFURT: KFTB) is pleased to announce that the Company has

partnered with Promats Athletics, LLC (“Promats”) of Salisbury, NC and

Sportsfield Specialties, Inc of Delhi, NY in introducing the first

thermoplastic biocomposite sheeting product for Promats’ EnviroZone™

Product line of stadium wall safety padding. The new product line will be

called JERsport™ Sheeting and was developed jointly by JER Envirotech and

Promats Athletics after more than 6 months of testing and trials. JERsport™

Sheeting will offer end users products that consist of up to 98% recycled

polymer and cellulose fiber content using post industrial sources of

polymers and bio fibers. JERsport™ Sheeting will be offered exclusively

through Promats Athletics EnviroZone™ product line and will offer customers

a non-toxic, high strength, dimensionally stable, and most importantly

recyclable product for their sports safety applications. In announcing the

introduction of the new product, Promats Athletics issued their first

Production Purchase order for JERsport™ Sheeting to JER Envirotech for

production and delivery in August 2008.

Established in 1985, Promats is a custom manufacturer of gym wall padding,

field wall padding, backstop padding, stadium padding and athletic mat

products which are produced in North Carolina. For over 20 years, Promats

has designed, manufactured, and installed protective padding products for

thousands of gyms, schools, recreational facilities, and major stadiums and

arenas throughout the country and the world.

Wayne Oliver, President of Promats Athletics, LLC, stated that, “JER’s

commitment to the co-development of a durable, environmentally friendly

product for our challenging sport equipment marketplace concluded with the

introduction of the innovative JERsport™ Sheeting. To be introduced as the

backbone of our new EnviroZone™ Stadium Padding System, this product had to

meet stringent requirements, mission accomplished.”

“We are pleased with this new relationship and opportunity for JER to

extend its product lines into a new generation of sports safety

applications with a leading company in the sports industry,” states Edward

Trueman, President and CEO of JER. “The development of the JERsport™

Sheeting product line is the culmination of intense efforts by JER

Envirotech’s Research & Development team and the extraordinary cooperation

and assistance of Promats Athletics production team. The new purchase

order represents a joint commitment to bringing the JERsport™ Sheeting

product line to sport safety consumers throughout the world.”

For more information on Promats Athletics, visit

For more information on Sportsfield Specialties, visit

About JER Envirotech International Corporation

JER is a global manufacturer of thermoplastic biocomposite compounds and

sheeting. The Company’s patented technology utilizes waste or by-product

materials, such as wood fibre or rice hulls, to produce environmentally

friendly alternative products for applications in the construction,

transport, automotive and toy industries. The Company currently has a

range of biocomposite formulations which it developed in collaboration with

the National Research Council – Industrial Materials Institute of Canada.

JER currently has manufacturing operations in Canada, Malaysia and the

Philippines. The Company is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange

(TSX) under the symbol “JER” and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the

symbol “KFTB.” For more information, visit or



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accuracy of this release. This news release contains certain

forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or

expectations of JER Envirotech International Corp. with respect to its

performance, business and future events. Investors are cautioned that all

forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including,

without limitation, those relating to changes in the market, potential

downturns in economic conditions, foreign exchange fluctuations, demand for

thermoplastic biocomposites, competition and our ability to implement our

business plans and strategies in a timely manner or at all. These risks, as

well as others, could cause actual results and events to vary

significantly. JER Envirotech International Corp. does not undertake any

obligations to release publicly any revisions for updating any voluntary

forward-looking statements.

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