Royal Laser Corp.
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Royal Laser Corp.

February 29, 2008 16:35 ET

Royal Laser Corp. Completes the Acquisition of the Operating Assets of Winston Steel Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 29, 2008) - Royal Laser Corp. ("Royal Laser") (TSX:RLC) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary 1452938 Ontario Limited carrying on business as "Venture Steel" ("Venture Steel") has successfully completed its previously announced intention to purchase substantially all of the operating assets of Winston Steel Inc. ("Winston"), a Mississauga, Ontario based steel service centre, (the "Acquisition"). The total purchase price of approximately $9.6 million was satisfied by payment of cash and assumption of liabilities, subject to adjustment for working capital realization.

Beric Sykes, President of Venture Steel, comments: "The addition of Winston to Venture Steel augments our current operations and provides us with additional space and slitting capacity required to service our anticipated growth. We are excited to be a leader in the consolidation of this industry, and we believe that this will strengthen our overall operating results going forward. The additional capacity from the Winston acquisition, will create improved efficiency in our operations and create additional service capabilities for our customers. These operational improvements will enable us to consolidate our operations from four facilities into two facilities totalling 240,000 square feet.

About Winston Steel Inc.

Winston is a custom flat rolled steel processor specializing in hot rolled, cold rolled and galvanized steel for the tubular, building products, automotive and general manufacturing market sectors. Winston operates out of two plants totalling approximately 145,000 square feet located in Mississauga, Ontario and has capacity to process in excess of 300,000 tons of steel. As part of our consolidation effort, Venture Steel announces that it will not acquire the ongoing lease on Winston plant #1 and will operate Venture Steel and Winston Plant #2.

About Venture Steel Inc.

Venture Steel is a custom flat rolled steel processor specializing in all types and grades of hot rolled, cold rolled and coated steel. Venture Steel operates out of combined facilities totalling approximately 240,000 square feet located in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario.

About Royal Laser Corp.

Royal Laser Corp., through its wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, services steel and manufactures custom wood and metal products targeted at the multi-billion dollar automotive, high-end retail in-store development industry, the OEM industrial products and construction industries, in Canada, the United States and overseas. Royal Laser Corp. employs state of the art industrial technology to process steel, fabricate custom and standardized wood and metal products, including robotic wood finishing lines, advanced laser-based computer-integrated manufacturing systems and advanced stamping presses. In addition to contract manufacturing services, Royal Laser provides value-added engineering and design services. The Corporation's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "RLC" and there are approximately 100 million shares outstanding.

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