Organic Plant Health, Inc. Announces Bottling Agreement with MSEP, LLC, a High Volume Bottling & Packaging Company
OPHI plans to begin bottling the new Eco-Cedar™ all-natural insect control product with MSEP, LLC by early August.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Plant Health, Inc. (OTCQB: OPHI), a manufacturer and distributor of organic-based, hybrid and environmentally responsible fertilizers, soil conditioners and pest controls, is pleased to announce a new agreement with MSEP, LLC, a South Carolina based, high volume bottling and product packaging company. OPHI expects to begin bottling of its new Eco-Cedar™ all-natural insect control product at the MSEP facilities by early August. This development comes on the tail of the company's announcement that its new and improved formula for Eco-Cedar™ had successfully completed and passed laboratory efficacy testing. The results of the independent scientific testing concluded that Eco-Cedar™ is 100% effective at controlling bed bugs on contact.
"This is an exciting time for our company as we anticipate expanding distribution and sales of all of our products, including our new Eco-Cedar product," stated Billy Styles, Organic Plant Health, Inc. President and CEO. Styles continues, "We initially planned to bottle and package this new product in-house, but as our sales and distribution projections grew significantly across multiple channels it became obvious that it would be more efficient and cost effective to have Donna Seeman and her team at MSEP handle the high volume bottling and packaging for us."
Donna Seeman is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MSEP, LLC, located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Ms. Seeman stated with regard to this expanded relationship with Organic Plant Health, "We are excited to partner with Organic Plant Health and to be working with Billy Styles and his team. Their expertise and knowledge related to natural, safe and effective landscape-care products, particularly in the pest control area, make it a joy to work with them in preparing to bottle their new Eco-Cedar™ bed bug and insect control product."
Since OPHI's press release last week about the positive test results coming from the new and improved Eco-Cedar™ formulation, the company has been contacted by a variety of interested parties. In response to questions about MSEP's capability to meet the potentially huge demand for OPHI products, Ms. Seeman stated, "MSEP can absolutely meet the demand. We have 3 production lines, each of which can produce 18,000 units of Eco-Cedar™ per shift. With the ability for each line to run 3 shifts per day, that increases our current capability to over 150,000 units of Eco-Cedar™ per day, and that includes running multiple bottle sizes." She explains further, "I told Billy that if he still needed more capability, MSEP has the room and the manpower for an additional filling line, bringing our total capability to over 200,000 units per day. We are up to the task, whatever the magnitude."
According to Ms. Seeman, products produced and distributed by MSEP, LLC can be found at U.S. and International retailers, such as Lowe's, Menards, Intel and numerous automotive and hardware stores.
About Organic Plant Health
Based in Charlotte, N.C., Organic Plant Health, Inc. (OTCQB: OPHI), provides organic-based, natural and environmentally responsible fertilizers, soil conditioners and pest controls for the continual care of residential and commercial landscapes.
Organic Plant Health brand products are currently sold in a variety of independent retail locations across North and South Carolina, including hardware stores, garden centers and plant nurseries. Key customers using Organic Plant Health products include environmentally conscious do-it-yourself homeowners and commercial landscape companies; secondary markets served include real estate development companies, vineyards and agriculture.
About MSEP, LLC
MSEP, LLC is a woman owned company located in Rock Hill, South Carolina with over 50 years of liquid chemical and natural formulation, manufacturing and distribution experience. We are a contract manufacturer specializing in the production and distribution of non-hazardous liquids (low to high viscosity), pastes, wipes, and granular products. MSEP's expertise is in the area of household products such as cleaners, personal hygiene, industrial cleaners and automotive markets. MSEP's production and distribution facilities are located in Rock Hill, South Carolina and have been designed to be efficient and flexible. With over 50 years of experience in the manufacturing, packaging and distribution industry MSEP can assist customers with manufacturing and distribution of existing product lines, as well as new product launches.
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You are cautioned that such statements are subject to a multitude of risks and uncertainties that could cause future circumstances, events, or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, and other risks. You should consider these factors in evaluating the forward-looking statements included herein, and not place undue reliance on such statements. The forward-looking statements in this release are made as of the date hereof and Organic Plant Health takes no obligation to update such statements.
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