Avantec Technologies Inc.

Avantec Technologies Inc.

September 15, 2008 18:06 ET

Avantec Technologies Inc.: Share Distribution

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - Avantec Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AVV) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Raytec Metal Corp. ("Raytec") will proceed with the distribution of shares it holds in the Company to the Raytec shareholders of record on November 15, 2006, when the transaction was initially announced. The Raytec shareholders approved the transaction at its 2007 Annual General Meeting and the TSX Venture Exchange has confirmed that it has no objection to the distribution, subject to certain escrow provisions.

Raytec currently owns 29,300,000 (approximately 55.3%) of the issued shares of the Company. The shares held by Raytec will be distributed to the Raytec shareholders of record on November 15, 2006.

About Avantec Technologies Inc. (AVV) www.avantecsafe.com

Avantec® is a developer and manufacturer of antimicrobials for water purification, cooling water, food surface sanitation and odor elimination using proprietary technology and EPA registered products. Avantec® has established channels of distribution with companies in North America, the European Union and Asia.


Jerry A. Minni, Director

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Contact Information

  • Avantec Technologies Inc.
    Jerry A. Minni
    (604) 683-8610
    (604) 683-4499 (FAX)
    Website: www.avantecsafe.com