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February 16, 2006

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Plastikon opens new Chinese facility

Plastikon Industries Inc. opened a new processing facility, called PlasTat, located in Dongguan City, Guangdong, China to serve one of its major medical diagnostic companies, as well as other U.S. companies in Asia. The facility produces thermoformed medical disposable instruments in a Class 100,000 cleanroom environment and is forecast to produce 50 million parts annually.

Plastikon President Fred Soofer spoke to a crowd of U.S. dignitaries, customers, and Chinese government officials at the recent ribbon cutting. Plastikon Industries is headquartered in Hayward, CA, and is a supplier to the automotive, electronics, and medical industries worldwide.

In addition to cleanroom thermoforming, PlasTat offers injection molding, assembly, and packaging capabilities in 125,000 sq ft of production space, with another 75,000 sq ft of office and engineering space. PlasTat is a joint venture between Plastikon Industries and a leading Chinese thermoforming company (Hung Tat Ltd.) that had substantial experience in medical packaging.

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