SOURCE: UltraStrip Systems, Inc.

August 21, 2006 16:10 ET

UltraStrip Announces Name Change to Ecosphere Technologies With New Symbol

STUART, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 21, 2006 -- UltraStrip Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: USTP), the Stuart, Florida-based technology innovation company for homeland security, marine, disaster relief, and defense applications, announced today it has changed its name to Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. and its ticker symbol to ESPH, on the OTC BB. This corporate action will take effect at the open of business August 22, 2006.

"Our name change to Ecosphere Technologies more clearly defines our core business which is to solve global engineering challenges for better business and a cleaner environment," stated Ecosphere CEO, Dennis McGuire.

About Ecosphere Technologies:

Ecosphere is a technology innovation company that creates patented and engineered solutions for the defense, homeland security, disaster recovery, and global ship repair markets. Our intellectual property includes a portfolio of registered and pending patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights. Ecosphere has ten registered United States patents all relating to robotic coating removal technology, airplane and automotive paint removal technology. Ecosphere has filed three United States patent applications relating to our water filtration system that has been designed, tested and verified to meet the critical water requirements for the military, homeland security, and natural disaster relief domestically and worldwide. The Company's water technology was tested and verified by the U.S. EPA to decontaminate a water system compromised by a terrorist attack and is utilized in our Tactical Water Filtration Truck manufactured and marketed in conjunction with Pierce Manufacturing. In addition, the Company has 411 patent applications pending either actual filings or reserved under the right to seek priority date filing covering our robotic coating removal technology and automotive paint removal technology in numerous countries, including Europe, Asia, and the rest of the world. Additional information is available at www.ecospheretech.com.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Alliance Advisors, LLC.
    Thomas Walsh
    646.415.8321

    Ecosphere Technologies, Inc.
    Alex Rivera
    772.287.4846