SOURCE: Market Pulse

October 02, 2007 10:40 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Tuesday, October 2, 2007: MCII - Mariner's Choice Signs Private Label Agreement!

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ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 2, 2007) - Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: Mariner's Choice International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCII), Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL), China Precision Steel Inc. (NASDAQ: CPSL) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).

Investors need to be watching Mariner's Choice International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCII) this AM! Mariner's Choice develops, manufactures and markets product solutions that are eco-safe for the recreational, commercial and industrial marine markets. The company is developing products that provide equal or superior performance compared to alternative products containing caustic or hazardous ingredients and are competitively priced. MCII's product line includes: (1) Deck Solutions (for the vessel's exterior); (2) Under-Deck Solutions (treating the holding tank, sanitation system, bilge and vessel infrastructure); and (3) Personal Care Solutions (clothes/laundry, skin care and protection, infectious disease control and insect/bug/pest control). The company has already introduced 15 products spanning all three product categories. Mariner's Choice products reduce the cost of ownership, operations, and maintenance of marine assets. MCII plans to continuously introduce new products and has many more in the pipeline that it plans to introduce over the next 18 months. The addition of a personal care solutions product line provides Mariner's Choice with a significant competitive edge. The company has another 10 products it plans to launch in this product category. Recently MCII launched a line of fuel enhancers specifically formulated for the marine industry and registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). MCII has already pre-booked revenue from various marine and non-marine sources, including offshore oil rig maintenance companies, a cruise ship line and hotel/resort operations. It plans to market its products through distributors and sales agents/manufacturers representatives. MCII management is anticipating 2007 revenue in a $1.3 million range and expects to reach operating breakeven during 2008. Retail sales of recreational boats increased nearly 6% in 2006 to $39.5 billion. The worldwide marine market for cleaning, maintenance and sanitation products is valued at approximately $8 billion. It is anticipated that worldwide market for boat cleaning, maintenance and sanitation products will continue to expand, maintaining an average of 8-9% annual growth over the next several years. Both the recreational and industrial/commercial marine segments worldwide are adopting eco-safe solutions in response to new mandates from government agencies requiring constraints on products that harm the environment. Mariner's Choice green products are a timely response to the environmental and health concerns globally. Beacon Equity Research recently initiated coverage of Mariner's Choice with a "Speculative Buy" rating and a $0.90 share price target. MCII is poised to become a significant player in the recreational and industrial/commercial marine chemicals markets! MCII has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again today announcing they have signed a private label agreement with a distributor servicing the industrial and automotive markets! This could be great news for investors!

Mariner's Choice International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCII) has signed a private label agreement with a distributor servicing the industrial and automotive markets. This distributor has integrated Mariner's Choice SUPER Wax & Polish into their product line-up. Initial orders of $10,000 have been fulfilled, of which the majority of the products have already been sold and delivered to their end-user customers. Management anticipates, but cannot provide assurances, that annual orders for the SUPER Wax & Polish through this distributor may reach in excess of $1.5 million during 2008, as a result of their existing sales, as well as the recent contract that has been entered into by the distributor with one of their key customers.

"Private labeling opens up vast opportunities for Mariner's Choice, as the products have many diverse applications beyond the marine sector," states Peter Hellwig, Vice President of Mariner's Choice. "The distribution channels multiply, when we find applications outside of our own niche markets." Under this private label agreement, the distributor intends to introduce into the automotive sector a number of other advanced technological solutions offered by Mariner's Choice.

Mariner's Choice is a global leader in providing eco-safe solutions through leading edge biodegradable technologies. Its primary focus is to provide high performance solutions across all marine industry sectors -- recreational and industrial -- without compromising performance. Mariner's Choice products reduce the cost of ownership, operations, and maintenance of marine assets. Each product is tested to exacting standards and performance levels of excellence, while providing the greatest benefit and satisfaction to the recreational and industrial customer. Mariner's Choice "green" products and nano-technology is a timely response to the environmental and health concerns that affect people globally. (

Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL), China Precision Steel Inc. (NASDAQ: CPSL) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).

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