SOURCE: Plasticon International Inc.

December 09, 2005 08:30 ET

Plasticon Completes Pro Mold, Inc. Acquisition

LEXINGTON, KY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 9, 2005 -- Plasticon International Inc. (OTC: PLNI) is pleased to announce that the company has successfully completed the privately financed and definitive agreement for the acquisition of Pro Mold, Inc., pending SEC approval. Plasticon will be receiving plant equipment and current contracts valued at close to $5 Million.

Pro Mold, Inc. is currently profitable and generates revenues of approximately $5 million annually. Pro Mold, Inc. is one of the premiere injection molding companies of the Midwest. The Pro Mold facilities will be wholly owned by Plasticon, and will become the centerpiece for manufacturing operations. As a result, Plasticon will no longer rely on contract manufacturers, thus improving the company's bottom line.

The Pro Mold facilities allow Plasticon to greatly advance production capabilities. With the addition of the new high-capacity molding machine that Plasticon recently purchased, the plant will now be able to produce up to $28 to $30 million in sales annually.

"This acquisition symbolizes a move to the next level for Plasticon, we can now control the future of the company through our own proprietary manufacturing methodology. This is a great day for Plasticon and our investors," stated Jim Turek, President and CEO of Plasticon International, Inc.

About Plasticon International, Inc.

Plasticon International ( designs, produces, and distributes high-quality concrete accessories, transportation signage, plastic lumber, and office supplies which are all produced from recycled and recyclable plastics. Plasticon is a leader, an innovator of cutting-edge design, engineering, and production of industrial and commercial products. Plasticon is a green Company, environmentally friendly, using recycled plastics to produce its line of products.

For more information, please visit the Plasticon web site online at, or Contact Investor Relations at: 1-866 THE APPL(E).

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