SOURCE: Alcar Chemicals Grp

May 09, 2006 11:06 ET

Alcar Chemicals Group Launches New Website

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 9, 2006 -- Alcar Chemicals Group Inc. (OTC: ACMG) announces today that it has officially launched its new website at www.alcarchemicalsgroup.com.

"Although not entirely finalized, we are happy to have the necessary information available for our shareholders, partners and customers," said Alexander Cavasin, President and CEO of Alcar Chemicals Group. "We are truly committed in providing all necessary documentation to all stake holders and allow everyone to make an informed decision about our company," further added Mr. Cavasin.

The company expects to update its website shortly to include the biographies of the officers and directors as well as details on its licensing programs.

About Alcar Chemicals Group

The Alcar Chemicals Group (OTC: ACMG) represents a significant market opportunity due to a serious worldwide supply shortage of raw materials for polymers, a growing shortage estimated to reach over 6 million tons in 2006 as well as a growing interest in cleaner energy sources.

The market price for the materials in question vary between $1,000 and $3,000 per metric ton and the ACMG developed a patented process and bioreactor which allow production at costs savings of up to 40% when compared to current production methods, translating in gross margins of over 50%. With the planned expansion, the ACMG production process will reach a total capacity of 120,000 tons annually of economical and environmentally friendly materials for polymers.

ACMG has been concentrating on innovative methods for biomass valorisation for the past decade, specifically petroleum-independent fuel and plastics resin production. Its proprietary technology represents today's most economical and advanced manufacturing process for plastic raw materials, ethanol and bio-diesel, significantly improving the offerings of ACMG's customers in plastic manufacturing, energy and transportation sectors.

ACMG is now structured into three divisions: 1) ACG Advanced Materials, which focus has shifted and will now concentrate entirely on manufacturing plastic raw materials; 2) ACG Advanced Energy Systems, dedicated to manufacturing of high-purity non-petroleum-based ethanol and ethanol derived biodiesel; and 3) Alcar technologies, which will remain an R&D division and pursue new innovations on advanced materials and processes.

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