SOURCE: Latitude Industries, Inc.

July 08, 2008 08:00 ET

Latitude Industries, Inc. Meets Today With Representatives From Honda-Marine

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - Latitude Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LTDI), a manufacturer of high-performance, center console powerboats, is meeting today with representatives from Honda Marine to finalize and submit all pertaining paperwork including company financials to become a full OEM distributor for Honda Marine.

Latitude Industries' COO Orlando Hernandez said he's delighted to finalize and submit all paperwork to Honda-Marine and enthusiastic about the chance of uniting Latitude with Honda to provide fully rigged boat and motor packages. Honda is the 5th largest automobile manufacturer in the world as well as the largest engine-maker in the world, and while high gas prices and a weak US economy in the summer of 2008 have hurt the industry, Honda has reported a 1% sales increase while its rivals have reported double-digit losses. This type of business savvy has lead Honda to include Latitude Powerboats.

About Latitude Industries

Latitude Industries, Inc. was founded by the Hernandez family in December of 1995 under Stealth Marine Inc.; the company built more than 30 boats between 1995 and 1998. In 1998, a joint venture between Midnight Express and Navigator Powerboats, a subsidiary of Latitude Industries, Inc., was founded to build the 39' and the 37' Wide Body Midnight Express. Since 1998 to the present, we have built more than 200 boats.

This venture led to a government contract to build more than 40 Midnight Express 39' Center Consoles for the U.S. Customs and Homeland Security to patrol the coast of the United States, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements concerning our business and possible or assumed future results of operations. Our actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements for many reasons including: our ability to continue as a going concern, adverse economic changes affecting markets we serve; competition in our markets and industry segments; our timing and the profitability of entering new markets; greater than expected costs, customer acceptance of our products or difficulties related to our integration of the businesses we may acquire; and other risks and uncertainties as may be detailed from time to time in our public announcements and SEC filings. Although we believe the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, they relate only to events as of the date on which the statements are made, and our future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements may not meet these expectations. We do not intend to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this document to conform these statements to actual results or to changes in our expectations, except as required by law.

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