SOURCE: JER Envirotech International Corp.

October 10, 2008 19:38 ET

John Bell Appointed as Chairman of the Board

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - October 10, 2008) - JER Envirotech International Corp. (TSX-V: JER) (FRANKFURT: KFTB) ("JER") wishes to announce that Mr. John Bell has been appointed as Chairman of the Board in place of Mr. Sokhie Puar effective immediately.

Mr. Puar will continue to act as a Director of the Company.

About JER Envirotech International Corporation

JER is a global supplier of thermoplastic biocomposite compounds and sheeting. The Company's patented technology utilizes waste or by-product materials, such as wood fibre or rice hulls, to produce environmentally friendly alternative products for applications in the construction, transport, automotive and toy industries. The Company currently has a range of biocomposite formulations which it developed in collaboration with the National Research Council - Industrial Materials Institute of Canada.

JER is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX) under the symbol "JER" and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "KFTB."

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/or expectations of JER Envirotech International Corp. with respect to its performance, business and future events. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, those relating to changes in the market, potential downturns in economic conditions, foreign exchange fluctuations, demand for thermoplastic biocomposites, competition and our ability to implement our business plans and strategies in a timely manner or at all. These risks, as well as others, could cause actual results and events to vary significantly. JER Envirotech International Corp. does not undertake any obligations to release publicly any revisions for updating any voluntary forward-looking statements.

(2008-10 #26)

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