IPL Inc.
TSX : IPI.A

IPL Inc.

May 19, 2009 08:30 ET

IPL Wins US$4 Million Waste Handling Contract in Boston

Company innovates by decorating lid using the In-Mold Labeling technology

SAINT-DAMIEN, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) - IPL Inc. (TSX:IPI.A), one of North America's leading manufacturers of plastic products, has been awarded a contract by the City of Boston, Massachusetts totaling approximately US$4 million to manufacture wheeled carts for the collection of waste materials. Production will take place at the Saint-Damien facility.

Under the terms of the agreement, IPL will supply 90,000 wheeled carts with a capacity of 240 litres to be used in the collection of recyclable materials. The City of Boston selected IPL's Mastercart and the Company innovates by decorating the lid using the In-Mold Labeling graphics technology. Deliveries will begin in June 2009 and are expected to be completed within a 12-month period.

"This contract clearly demonstrates IPL's North American scope in supplying products and services in the growing environmental sector," said Serge Bragdon, President and Chief Executive Officer of IPL. "We are proud to enhance our product and service offering, as this represents the first environmental mandate in which we leverage our proven expertise with the In-Mold Labeling technology. This breakthrough further confirms IPL's leadership in providing value-added innovative technical solution to growing market niches."

About IPL

IPL Inc. is one of the leading North American producers of moulded plastic products through injection and extrusion for different industrial manufacturing sectors. IPL employs close to 900 people in its four plants located in Saint-Damien, Saint-Lazare and Lawrenceville (Quebec), and Edmundston (New Brunswick). The Company manufactures and markets over 400 products for the packaging, materials handling and environment sectors. IPL also provides highly technical value-added custom moulding services for the automotive and transport industries, as well as for various industrial uses. Further information about IPL is available at www.ipl-plastics.com.

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