May 27, 2005 16:29 ET

IPEX Wins Prestigious Website Award

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 27, 2005) - IPEX has been recognized at the prestigious Horizon Interactive Awards for its industry-leading website (www.ipexinc.com) with a bronze in the business-to-business category. The 2005 competition included hundreds of international entrants who were judged by a panel of industry professionals in categories ranging from online advertising to business-to-business communication. IPEX's win was in a high-profile playing field that included IBM, Honda and Dupont.

"We're very gratified by this award. It's the perfect culmination of our efforts over the past year to build an online presence for IPEX that reflects our market leadership," says Alex Mestres, Director of Business Development and Marketing for IPEX. "It also showcases our commitment to developing value-added service and support tools that continue to meet the growing and changing needs of our customers."

"The response from our customers has been equally gratifying. On average we now get 30,000 visitors per month to our web site. We also have over 20,000 registered users of our Tech Library, who have to date downloaded 135,000 brochures and technical manuals."

The IPEX website was developed in partnership with Kuhn Technology Marketing, Canada's leading industry-to-industry marketing communication group; Liaison Web Project Management, and CGI IT services.

IPEX is a leading supplier of thermoplastic piping systems, providing one of the world's largest and most comprehensive product lines. With more than 50 years of experience, IPEX operates state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities across North America.

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