SOURCE: Patriot Mechanical Handling, Inc.

May 05, 2006 10:50 ET

Patriot Mechanical Handling Signs Exclusive Marketing Agreement With EMCE

Patriot to Represent EMCE Winch/Hoisting Equipment Throughout the Americas

HOUSTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 5, 2006 -- Patriot Mechanical Handling, Inc. (OTC: PMHH), a leading provider of mechanical handling solutions and services to the oil and gas industry, is pleased to announce that the company has signed an exclusive agreement during this year's Oil Conference in Houston, Texas, with EMCE a Netherlands-based manufacturer of winches and hoisting equipment. The agreement provides Patriot exclusive marketing rights to EMCE's product line in North and South America for a two-year period.

Paul Findlay, CEO of Patriot, stated, "We are very pleased to represent EMCE's line and believe their entire range of quality products are not only complementary to our offering, but they also support our strategy of providing complete packaging of equipment for mechanical handling solutions to the offshore drilling industry." He added, "We are now aligned with a number of companies, including EMCE that will allow us the ability to compete in a broader market while addressing our clients who require a total package."

EMCE has over 40 years experience in design, engineering and manufacture of winches for numerous markets. EMCE product advantages include optimal simplicity, efficiency, compact size, quality, performance, customization, durability and safety.

About Patriot Mechanical Handling

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, USA, Patriot Mechanical Handling, Inc. (PMH) is a comprehensive engineering and product supplier for all mechanical handling solutions in the oil and gas industry. In addition to this, Patriot is a licensed representative for some of the finest & most well established brands in the lifting and mechanical handling business. Our success is based upon effectively meeting the customer's needs prior to, during and most importantly after the product has been delivered. Our personalized service is unrivaled. We frequently monitor the quality of our products to insure our customer's satisfaction, and offer equipment that is guaranteed safe for use and fit for purpose.

More information is available by contacting the company directly. Information is available on the web at: http://www.patriotmh.com.

This press release contains information that constitutes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from any future results described within the forward-looking statements. Risk factors that could contribute to such differences include those matters more fully disclosed in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking information provided herein represents the Company's estimates as of the date of the press release, and subsequent events and developments may cause the Company's estimates to change. The Company specifically disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking information in the future. Therefore, this forward-looking information should not be relied upon as representing the Company's estimates of its future financial performance as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

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