SOURCE: Conforce International, Inc.

February 06, 2007 16:15 ET

Conforce International (CFRI) Announces Appointment of Vice President of Operations

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 6, 2007 -- Conforce International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CFRI), developers of the revolutionary EKO-FLOR composite container flooring system, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mauro Tonon to the position of Vice President of Operations.

Mr. Tonon joins Conforce after working with Royal Group Technologies (now Georgia Gulf) for over 19 years. Mr. Tonon began with the Royal organization in 1986 as a Manager for Jovien Associates, a division of Royal Plastics Group, where he was responsible for the construction of the company's numerous manufacturing facilities. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Tonon traveled extensively around the world in order to assist in the design, development and global marketing of revolutionary plastic based modular housing systems. In 1996, Mr. Tonon was asked to relocate to Argentina where he was promoted to the position of Director of Operations for Royal Mercosur Argentina Ltda. S.A., a division of Royal Group Technologies. While there, his responsibilities included the setup of the manufacturing operations and the training of the facility's personnel for the assembly of the company's complete line of PVC and composite products for sale in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina. The company received numerous awards in the manufacturing sector from the Government of Argentina.

In 2000, Mr. Tonon returned to Canada where he was promoted to the position of President for Prince Plastics, a division of Royal Group Technologies. During his six years with Prince, the division experienced triple-digit growth and was responsible for the design and manufacture of PVC fence boards, deck boards and railings for distribution to big box outlets such as Home Depot Canada, Home Depot USA and Lowes USA.

For Conforce, Mr. Tonon's responsibilities will include the continued development of manufacturing facilities in strategic locations around the world through the negotiation of supply, joint development and joint venture agreements. Mr. Tonon will coordinate the convergence of the order and supply chains in order to ensure that company has available for its customers a consistent supply of its superior quality EKO-FLOR line of products.

Conforce President and CEO Marino Kulas was quoted as saying that, "We have added another important member to our growing team of industry professionals. Mr. Tonon brings to Conforce a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the manufacture of plastics and composites. It is my pleasure to welcome him to Conforce where I am confident he will be a tremendous asset to our company."

About Conforce International

Management of the company has been in the container business for over 25 years. In addition to the company's terminal operations division that provides complete services to the International steamship lines through its 5,000+ container facility, Conforce has developed a revolutionary composite product designed to change the way shipping containers are made, worldwide. The environmentally friendly product, registered as EKO-FLOR, was recently certified by the American Bureau of Shipping for use in shipping containers. The product was officially launched on December 5th, 2006 at the 31st annual Intermodal Conference in Hamburg Germany, the world's leading container event. For more information on the Company, its EKO-FLOR product, or its Terminal Operations, please visit:

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