SOURCE: CTI Industries Corporation

CTI Industries Corporation

September 27, 2013 10:00 ET

CTI Industries Corporation Receives Housewares Executive Innovation Gold Award in Vacuum Sealer Category

LAKE BARRINGTON, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 27, 2013) - CTI Industries Corporation (NASDAQ: CTIB), a manufacturer and marketer of vacuum sealing systems, foil balloons, latex balloons, printed and laminated films, has been awarded the Housewares Executive prestigious 2013 Innovation Gold Award in the Vacuum Sealers category. According to Housewares Executive, an industry publication, leading retailers were asked to name suppliers that have brought noteworthy innovations to the Vacuum Sealer category and CTI Industries was among those mentioned for the Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer System. The award winners were chosen by Housewares Executive's research staff. The Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer System as the top performer in its category was lauded for its "... One-Touch vacuum and instant seal buttons, a Pulse button for delicate baked goods, and an easy clean vacuum chamber... the powerful motor is strong enough to crush cans."

The roll-out of the Ziploc® Brand vacuum sealing line of vacuum sealing machines, pouches and rolls is continuing and is now offered in approximately 6,000 retail outlets, including several major chains.

The Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer System is manufactured and distributed by CTI under license from SC Johnson.

CTI Industries is one of the leading manufacturers and marketers of foil and latex balloons, develops, produces and markets vacuum sealing systems for household use and produces laminated and printed films for commercial uses. CTI markets its products throughout the United States and in a number of other countries.

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