SOURCE: Plasticon International Inc.

January 20, 2006 08:30 ET

Plasticon's SEMCO Acquisition Announcement to Appear in Investor's Business Daily (IBD)

LEXINGTON, KY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 20, 2006 -- Plasticon International Inc. (OTC: PLNI) announced today that the company's recent acquisition of SEMCO Manufacturing will be a feature in the Corporate News section of Investor's Business Daily (IBD) in both the Friday, January 20th edition and the Monday, January 23rd edition.

Investor's Business Daily, which was launched in 1984, is known as one of the most innovative sources of insight and information for the investor community. IBD serves over 800,000 investors worldwide through a variety of proprietary products and services, relevant news from the investor's perspective, as well as research, investment education, efficient stock ratings and screens unavailable anywhere else. (Source: Investors Business Daily - Investors.com). IBD, which is considered a research tool in the financial industry, provides critical information to investors that was previously only available to institutional investors (pension and mutual funds, banks, insurance companies and government organizations).

"We are proud to be appearing again in Investor's Business Daily," said Jim Turek, President and CEO of Plasticon International, Inc. "IBD is an invaluable tool for today's investor with its proprietary methodology, in-depth research and renowned lists, charts and tables, which are second to none in the industry. We certainly hope that IBD's readers who follow emerging companies will follow Plasticon's progress and recognize the enormous opportunity that Plasticon has in the recycled plastics and surfacing industries. The acquisition of SEMCO is a huge milestone for Plasticon and effectively positions the company for growth in the $100 Billion+ surfacing industry."

In addition to appearing in the newspaper, the Corporate News section can also be seen on the Investor's Business Daily web site at http://www.investors.com/corporatenews/ for the next two weeks starting Friday, January 20th, 2006.

Plasticon's acquisition of SEMCO Manufacturing, Inc. has been completed, and is now awaiting SEC approval. For more information about Plasticon International and for important updates, please visit the Plasticon web site online at www.plasticonintl.com. For more information about SEMCO Manufacturing, please visit www.semcomfg.com.

About Plasticon International, Inc.

Plasticon International (www.plasticonintl.com) designs, produces, and distributes high-quality concrete accessories, transportation signage, plastic lumber which are all produced from recycled and recyclable plastics. Plasticon is a leader, an innovator of cutting edge design, engineering, and production of industrial and commercial products. Plasticon is a green Company, environmentally friendly, using recycled plastics to produce its line of products.

Disclaimer: The Company relies upon the Safe Harbor Laws of 1933, 1934, and 1995 for all public news releases. Statements, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements. The Company, through its management, makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future operations, performance and other developments. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the Company's best judgment based upon current information and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors. Factors whish could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the Company include, but are not limited to, government regulation, management and maintaining growth, the effect of adverse publicity; litigation, compensation, and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the Company's public announcements.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Plasticon International, Inc.:
    Jim Turek
    President and CEO
    3166 Custer Drive, Suite 101
    Lexington, Kentucky 40517
    web site: www.plasticonintl.com

    Contact Investor Relations:
    Rodney Marvel
    Ph: 866 843 2775