SOURCE: International Barrier Technology

International Barrier Technology

August 04, 2015 18:00 ET

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX) Today Announced That It Will Add a FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing Line at Its Clarke County, Ala., Facility

WATKINS, MN--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2015) - International Barrier Technology Inc. ("Barrier") (OTCQB: IBTGF) (TSX VENTURE: IBH), a manufacturer of proprietary fire-resistant building materials, is pleased to announce that LP® Building Products ("LP") released news that they will begin construction of a FlameBlock line located in Clarke County, Alabama. LP FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing will be manufactured under a Technology License Agreement with Barrier, including use of the proprietary Pyrotite® technology. Construction of the new line will begin in the third quarter of 2015, with completion expected by September, 2016. LP's Clarke County mill currently manufactures OSB sheathing and LP's TopNotch® Sub-Flooring.

About International Barrier Technology Inc.
International Barrier Technology Inc. (OTCQB: IBTGF) (TSX VENTURE: IBH) develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary fire-resistant building materials branded as LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing and Blazeguard FR Deck Panel. Barrier's award-winning fire-resistant wood panels use a patented, non-toxic, non-combustible coating with an extraordinary capability: it releases water in the heat of fire. The panels exceed "model" building code requirements in every targeted fire test and application, and are unique in combining properties that increase panel strength and minimize environmental and human impact. Barrier's family of products provides customers a premium material choice meeting an increasingly challenging combination of requirements in residential and commercial building construction. For more information please visit: www.intlbarrier.com.

INTERNATIONAL BARRIER TECHNOLOGY INC.
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Michael D. Huddy
President, Director

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