Napier Environmental Technologies Inc.

Napier Environmental Technologies Inc.

September 29, 2005 09:36 ET

Napier Announces the Appointment of Dr. Doug Thiemann to the Board of Directors

DELTA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 29, 2005) - Napier Environmental Technologies Inc. ("Napier")(TSX:NIR) today announces the appointment of Dr. Doug Thiemann to Napier's Board of Directors. This appointment further strengthens the existing board of directors to include a seasoned professional with a chemistry background.

Dr. Thiemann has worked with four major Canadian coatings companies in senior positions ranging from Research Scientist to President and General Manager. Since 1996, Dr. Thiemann has been the General Manager of a national hardware store's Paint and Home Products Division. He brings a total of 35 years of experience in the Paint and Coatings industries to Napier and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Vanderbilt University.

Napier looks forward to the knowledge and experience Dr. Thiemann can contribute to the board.

About Napier

Napier is a Canadian company primarily engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of environmentally advantaged paint removal and wood restoration products for both the industrial/commercial market and the consumer/retail market.

This release and referenced materials contain forward looking statements that are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in Napier's forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, risks related to going concern status of Napier, historical losses and cash flow, the future need for capital and uncertainty of additional financing being available, the continuation of listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the potential dilution to shareholders, the volatility of the market price of the common shares, the historical lack of dividend payments, competition, dependence on key personnel, dependence on key customers, weather, seasonality and economic cycles, the availability of raw materials, the retail industry and the influence of economic conditions and consumer behavior, exchange rate fluctuations and conflicts of interest. For further details regarding such risk factors, see the section entitled "Description of the Business - Risk Factors" in Napier's annual information form dated August 26th, 2005 and filed with the British Columbia and Ontario securities commissions and the Toronto Stock Exchange, which can be found on SEDAR at Although Napier has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

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