November 16, 2006 18:13 ET

ENCAP Awarded for Excellence in Manufacturing

Green Bay Chamber of Commerce Honors ENCAP With Manufacturing Award of Distinction

GREEN BAY, WI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2006 -- ENCAP™, LLC, inventor, manufacturer and seller of advanced soil technologies that fight erosion, establish seeds, stop fertilizer runoff, and solve manure problems, announced today the honor of receiving the 2006 High Technology Manufacturer of the Year Award. This Manufacturing Award of Distinction is presented by Advance, the economic development arm of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, and honors companies who have achieved excellence in manufacturing.

Advance is a public-private partnership committed to improving and diversifying the local economy. Since its inception in 1987, the Advance Business Development Center business incubator has graduated more than 100 start-up companies, providing local business assistance for retention, labor, recruiting, expansion and relocation.

ENCAP's Green Bay manufacturing complex was designed and custom-built to reflect the company's commitment to automation, environmental sensitivity and efficiency. The fully integrated, state-of-the-art processing plant produces ENCAP's Advanced Soil Technology™ (AST™) product line, which includes the mulch, seed and garden product names New Lawn Kit, Grass Repair Kit, PAM-12, Lawn Starter Mulch, Fast Acting Super Lime, and RETAIN. ENCAP's products are sold through the World's largest lawn and garden retailers, including Wal-Mart, Lowes, Home Depot, ALDI, Menards, Meijers, Steins, and Mills. Government agencies and landscape professionals throughout the U.S. have also found the technologies to be a cost-effective answer to many of their soil and erosion problems.

"Our technologies solve real-world environmental problems," said Michael Krysiak, president of ENCAP. "Our Advanced Soil Technologies are the answer to erosion control and fertilizer runoff challenges. Our new Solids Separation Technologies address the farm-based issues relating to manure control and handling. And, our Crystal Clear Technology will clean lakes, streams, and retention ponds."

ENCAP's innovative technologies are developed in cooperation with Dr. Aicardo Roa, one of the World's leading experts in soil and water engineering. The AST™ products are manufactured through a highly efficient, complex system of agglomerating, drying, cooling, separating and handling equipment. The process ensures high levels of consistent quality in the finished products.

Krysiak added, "Behind our product and manufacturing technologies are the most talented, determined, and dedicated staff in the industry. Together, we have developed a unique process and an environment-friendly product line with successful commercialization."

ENCAP has also received awards for their energy efficiency, green building designs, and commercialization capabilities for turning an idea into value-added marketable products.


ENCAP™ invents, manufactures, and sells advanced soil technologies that fight erosion, establish seeds, and hold fertilizers in place. ENCAP sells its products to the world's largest lawn and garden retailers, the professional landscape/golf market and various government agencies. ENCAP owns the patents and exclusive rights to numerous soil and water related technologies it invented throughout the world.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    John Thatcher
    PR for ENCAP, LLC
    McKinley Reserve Media Group
    (949) 852-8605
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