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September 18, 2013 14:43 ET

Interview With Pro-Or Inc. CEO Sylvain Boulanger Published on The Metals Report

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2013) - The largest end-use application for platinum group metals, automotive catalytic converters, is also North America's largest potential source. Every year, nearly 15 million North American cars will expire -- and recycling the platinum group metals within them is far cheaper than building a three-mile mine shaft in a faraway country. In this interview with The Metals Report, Sylvain Boulanger, CEO of Pro-Or Inc. (TSX VENTURE: POI), describes how his company's technology improves recoveries, simplifies the supply chain and reduces costs.

The Metals Report: What is Pro-Or Inc. and how is it tapping North America's platinum group metals (PGMs)?

Sylvain Boulanger: Pro-Or Inc. is a clean technology company that uses a patented chlorination process to recover PGMs from recycled automobile catalytic converters. The company currently operates a small-scale industrial plant that recovers platinum, palladium and rhodium. The process recovers more than 97% of PGMs from a typical catalytic converter. Our PGM recovery process is much less capital intensive, with a much quicker turnaround than conventional recycling or smelting alternatives. Our company goal is to become the global leader in sustainably recycled precious metals for the automobile industry.

TMR: Can you describe the technology? Is it only for PGM recovery?

SB: I'll try to skip a Ph.D. chemistry course and give you an example that people will be able to remember....

Continue reading this interview with Sylvain Boulanger: Pro-Or Seizes Market Opportunity with Platinum Recycling Technology.

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