Cornerstone Industries International Inc.

October 28, 2005 03:33 ET

Cornerstone Increases Orders, Due to Hurricane Wilma

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 28, 2005) - Cornerstone Industries International Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CIA) (FWB:A0HFXV) is pleased to announce that the facilities of its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Cornerstone Granite and Marble Wholesale Inc. ("CGMW"), in Fort Myer's, Florida, did not suffer any damage during south Florida's most recent hurricane.

Unfortunately, the east coast of the State of Florida has sustained extensive damage and is now in the process of rebuilding. CGMW is currently assisting its customers replenish their inventories lost as a result of the damage caused by hurricane Wilma and will continue to support these customers via quick product delivery and turnaround times. In order to stay ahead of its customers' material needs, CGMW has increased its orders from suppliers by 45%.

The Company would also like to provide an update on the roll out of its previously announced container supply program announced on September 20, 2005. The Company will begin the initial roll out in test markets as CGMW takes delivery of inventory expected to arrive within the next two weeks.

"We are extremely excited about the initial roll out of our new container supply program," stated Anthony Leeber Jr., President. "We have worked very hard over the last twelve months to design and now implement a high volume direct supply program for one of the nation's leading home service companies. We feel this program will add tremendously to CGMW's growth and is line with our plan to grow organically."

Further, the Company is pleased to announce that its common shares have been accepted for trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the trading symbol C2X; WKN: A0HFXV. Listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is anticipated to greatly increase the profile of the Company. This new avenue of exposure represents a great opportunity to increase liquidity in the trading of the Company's common shares and to broaden its shareholder base.

CGMW is a Florida corporation which imports and supplies, on a wholesale basis, raw granite and marble slabs, sinks, tiles, hardware and fabrication supplies. CGMW offers competitive pricing to U.S. based retailers on raw slabs and stone fabrication tools and supplies.

The head office of CGMW is located at 5642 Enterprise Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33905. Its public company and investor relations office is located at Suite 1304 - 925 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6C 3L2.

For further information about CGMW and its products, please visit its website at




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