SOURCE: HERC Products Incorporated

December 20, 2007 10:10 ET

HERC Announces Agreement to Acquire Simplex Building Products, Inc.

PORTSMOUTH, VA--(Marketwire - December 20, 2007) - HERC Products Incorporated (PINKSHEETS: HERC) announced today that the Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Simplex Building Products, Inc. The Company has also signed a management agreement to operate Simplex from now until the acquisition is closed. Simplex is creating a vertically integrated company in the over $30 billion building products industry with a particular emphasis on decking, railing, fencing and related vinyl and composite products. Simplex will import its own proprietary building products from the Anhui GuoFeng Plastic Industry Company, a manufacturing company in Hefei, China, and supply these products to North American distributors, manufacturers, retailers, home builders, multi-family home developers, commercial developers, branches of the U.S. military and selected international markets.

HERC's Chairman and President Mr. S. Steven Carl stated: "HERC is expanding our capacity to provide proprietary, value-added products to our customers. We currently provide proprietary chemical products that serve the federal government and local municipality markets. The acquisition of Simplex provides HERC with additional product lines that will generate demand both within our existing markets and create the opportunity to substantially expand our presence in the consumer marketplace."

As previously reported, C. Clifford Wright, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Simplex, has also been named Chief Executive Officer of HERC.

This press release contains forward-looking information. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, each of which speaks only as of the date made. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which are disclosed in the Company's previously filed SEC reports.

HERC Products Incorporated provides water and waste water system rehabilitation and renewal services, environmental tank cleaning and other corrosion control services utilizing its proprietary and patented chemistry and processes, which are currently used in cleaning, preservation and rehabilitation of marine, fire protection, potable water, industrial, wastewater treatment and other systems.

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