Pioneering Technology Corp.
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Pioneering Technology Corp.
Washington Fire Chiefs

November 02, 2007 07:30 ET

Pioneering's Safe-T-element® Endorsed by the Washington Fire Chiefs

Pioneering and the Washington Fire Chiefs partner to market Safe-T-element® in Washington State and to encourage codes/standards for the mandatory use of this technology in state owned facilities

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2007) - Pioneering Technology Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario (TSX VENTURE:PIO) ("Pioneering") announced today a partnership with the Washington State Fire Chiefs (WFC) to promote the sale of the Safe-T-element® (STE) cooking system in the state of Washington and to work together to adopt codes/standards for the mandatory use of this technology in Washington State.

The WFC is a professional non-profit association providing services to members and organizations at the State, Regional and International level and whose mission it is to take a leading role in influencing issues affecting the fire service. Fire prevention through enforcement, education and engineering solutions are a key focus of the WFC. The WFC is committed to promoting the STE as a preventative engineering solution not only in Washington State but also throughout the country.

WFC Executive Director Mike Brown said, "Cooking equipment fires are one of the worst causes of fires in Washington State and the Washington Fire Chiefs believe that Safe-T-element® will help reduce that unacceptable toll when installed in housing units across the state. Our goal is to see this technology installed in all facilities in the state of Washington. Our partnership with Pioneering Technology will help us meet this goal and better protect the constituents we are committed to serve."

The WFC will promote and market the product to their membership throughout Washington State and will also recommend the STE to affiliates and peer associations at the regional and national level. In partnership the WFC and Pioneering will work together to have codes/standards adopted for the mandatory use of this technology in Washington State.

Pioneering CEO Kevin Callahan said, "We are very pleased to be partnering with such a prestigious organization as the WFC. The Washington Fire Chiefs have a very progressive leadership and lobby that is highly regarded not only in Washington but also throughout the country and the world. We believe that our partnership with the WFC will have a significant impact on the success of the continued and growing adoption of this technology and we are honored to be able to participate in their efforts to better protect their communities and reduce cooking related fires."

About Pioneering Technology Inc. & the Safe-T-element® (STE) cooking system

Pioneering is an "Energy Smart" product innovation company based in Mississauga, Ontario, that engineers and brings to market energy smart solutions for consumer products making them safer, smarter and/or more efficient. The patented Safe-T-element® cooking system was engineered to help prevent stovetop cooking fires, the number one cause of fire in North America and to reduce the amount of electricity required to cook. For more information visit: www.safetelement.com.

About the Washington State Fire Chiefs

WFC is a professional association providing services to members and organizations at the State, Regional and International level. The Washington Fire Chiefs is an incorporated non-profit organization. Its mission is to be a source of information and education to its members and to take a lead role in influencing issues affecting the fire service www.washingtonfirechiefs.org. WFC is a member of the Western Fire Chiefs Association www.wfca.com, a Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs www.iafc.org.

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of the Company with respect to its performance, business and future events. Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results and events may vary significantly.

The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

Contact Information

  • Pioneering Technology Inc.
    Kevin R. Callahan
    President and CEO
    (905) 712-2061 ext. 222