SOURCE: NaturalNano, Inc.

September 16, 2008 07:00 ET

NaturalNano to Present at the 8th Annual SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition

ROCHESTER, NY--(Marketwire - September 16, 2008) - NaturalNano, Inc. (OTCBB: NNAN) (FWB: N3N), a developer of advanced nanomaterials and extended release nanotechnologies, today announced that its President, Cathy Fleischer, Ph.D., will present "Clay Nanotubes In Polymer Composites: A Route to Stronger, Lighter & Less Expensive Materials" at the 8th Annual Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition, a gathering of leading OEMs and suppliers. The presentation is co-authored with Tim Patterson of Noble Polymers, a subsidiary of Cascade Engineering. The presentation is Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. EDT, in Amphitheater 101 of Michigan State University's Management Education Center in Troy, Michigan.

"This conference is an opportunity to showcase NaturalNano's proprietary nanocomposite additive, Pleximer™, to the automotive and plastics industries," said Fleischer. "Pleximer's proven ability to create lighter, less expensive products could enable improved fuel efficiency and reduce manufacturing costs. Given the importance of fuel economy in the current environment of rising oil prices, and the manufacturing challenges facing the automotive industry, we feel that our product can help address some of the key concerns in this market. We're very excited about the possibilities that Pleximer creates for today's automotive industry."

For information about the 8th Annual Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition, visit The SPE Automotive and Composites Divisions jointly sponsor the annual Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition. This event is designed to educate and update automotive design and production engineers, sales personnel, and management from transportation OEMs and suppliers about the benefits and expanding importance of thermoset and thermoplastic composites in passenger vehicles, light trucks, and other ground transportation applications. The conference runs from Tuesday, September 16, 2008 to Thursday, September 18, 2008.

About NaturalNano, Inc.

NaturalNano, Inc. ( (OTCBB: NNAN) (FWB: N3N) is a materials science company focused on developing and commercializing advanced nanocomposites and extended release nanotechnologies. Based in Rochester, NY, the Company is focused on additive technologies and processes, including its proprietary Pleximer™ polymer additive, that add value to industrial polymers, plastics and composites, as well as consumer and industrial products. NaturalNano holds and licenses over 25 patents and applications, as well as proprietary know-how for extraction and separation processes, compositions, and derivatives of Halloysite and other nanotubes. For more information, visit

About Cascade Engineering:

Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Cascade Engineering is a multi-business manufacturer, marketing to a variety of industries such as automotive, commercial truck & bus, solid waste & recycling, furniture and renewable energy. The Company manufactures engineered plastic systems and components for OEM customers as well as Cascade Engineering branded products. Cascade Engineering is also widely recognized for its sustainable business and management practices. For more information, please visit

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