SOURCE: Plasticon International Inc.

October 13, 2005 08:52 ET

Plasticon Dramatically Increases Production Capacity With State-of-the-Art Toyo Molding Machine

Molding Machine Allows Plasticon to Produce an Additional 1.2 to 1.5 Million Pieces per Month and to Meet Significant Increase in Demand

LEXINGTON, KY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 13, 2005 -- Plasticon International Inc. (OTC: PLNI) is pleased to announce that the company has received a 500-Ton Toyo Molding Machine at its new manufacturing facility, which allows the company to meet significantly increased demand for its patented line of recycled plastic products.

"The Toyo Molding machine is one of the most innovative, reliable, state-of-the-art machines in the molding industry," said Jim Turek, President and CEO of Plasticon International. "It's the Cadillac of the industry. With the Toyo, we will now be able to accommodate the largest state-of-the-art, next-generation molds and to significantly increase our production capacity as demand continues to rise. Our new facility allows us to expand our production capacity for an additional $20 million in manufacturing and sales annually."

Mr. Turek also mentioned that the Green Baron will be conducting a webcast with himself and senior consultant Bill Howe at a date to be announced next week. The webcast will give current and prospective shareholders an update regarding recent exciting developments with the company.

For more information about the company and for important updates, please visit the Plasticon web site online at www.plasticonintl.com. Plasticon was recently featured in Investor's Business Daily and can be viewed on the Investors.com web site at: http://www.investors.com/corporatenews/nw111.asp. It can also be viewed on the Plasticon International web site at: http://www.plasticonintl.com/manofrecycledplastic.pdf.

About Plasticon International, Inc.

Plasticon International (www.plasticonintl.com) 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.

Disclaimer: The Company relies upon the Safe Harbor Laws of 1933, 1934, and 1995 for all public news releases. Statements, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements. The Company, through its management, makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future operations, performance and other developments. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the Company's best judgment based upon current information and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors. Factors whish could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the Company include, but are not limited to, government regulation, management and maintaining growth, the effect of adverse publicity; litigation, compensation, and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the Company's public announcements.

Contact Information

  • Plasticon International, Inc.:
    Jim Turek
    President and CEO
    3166 Custer Drive, Suite 101
    Lexington, Kentucky 40517
    web site: www.plasticonintl.com

    Contact Investor Relations:
    Matt Maguire
    Ph: 866 843 2775