SOURCE: JER Envirotech International Corp.

August 06, 2008 17:00 ET

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

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - 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."

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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 contact:


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The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or 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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