December 16, 2014 12:51 ET

NITROHEAT Appoints Exclusive Distributor in Europe

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2014) - NITROHEAT, a wholly owned subsidiary of AUTRIS (OTCQB: AUTR), is proud to announce MSH Equipment as the exclusive distributor for NITROHEAT in Holland.

The CEO of NITROHEAT, Derek Naidoo, says, "The European automotive community is committed to adoption of innovative technology that improves efficiency, productivity and environmental benefits. The NITROHEAT technology addresses all of these requirements. I believe that the NITROHEAT system can become the standard for optimized paint application in both the automotive and industrial sectors."

The appointment of MSH Equipment as an exclusive distributor in Holland further expands the NITROHEAT network from its base in the USA.

Holland has a highly developed automotive and industrial paint environment. The introduction of NITROHEAT into this segment via MSH will introduce this industry to the innovative process of "painting with heated nitrogen."

About MSH:
MSH is a leading distributor for automotive and industrial goods. MSH distinguishes itself in the market by offering a complete range of equipment specifically targeted to the car body repair segment. Innovative products are regularly added to the range, such as NITROHEAT.

NITROHEAT, a wholly owned subsidiary of AUTRIS, is a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen generators, high performance compressed air filters, dryers and heaters. These unique solutions are all designed and developed internally by the NITROHEAT team. NITROHEAT products are currently supplied predominantly into the automotive and industrial spray-painting markets. Even though the initial focus is in the spray painting of vehicle and industrial applications, there are a variety of other uses for this system in the following areas: food production and packaging, shielding gases in the industrial and aeronautical sector, fire retardants, wine production and bottling, and aluminum extrusion.

Current users include: Mercedes Benz, Porsche, Toyota, Mazda, BMW, Craftsman, Aston Martin, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Bentley, Fiat, Lamborghini, and Disney.

AUTRIS™ acquired NITROHEAT™ in 2013 with the strategy to accelerate distribution not only within the automotive industry but with novel applications for the nitrogen technology behind NITROHEAT™. In addition to developing NITROHEAT™ to meet its full potential AUTRIS™ is positioned to make acquisitions of complementary technologies with a focus on the automotive collision industry.

Contact Information

  • For further information please contact:

    Derek Naidoo
    President and CEO
    Tel: (800) 931 3472
    Fax: (866) 437 1405