Ecology Coatings to Present GRAS Discovery for Food Packaging
WARREN, Mich., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecology Coatings, Inc. (OTCQB: ECOC), a leader in the discovery and development of high performance, ultraviolet-curable advanced coatings, announced several developments relating to its patent pending GRAS (generally recognized as safe) coating.
Sally Ramsey, Ecology's Vice President of New Product Development, will be presenting this novel technology May 1, 2012, at the RadTech UV&EB 2012 Technology & Expo Conference, and on May 9, 2012, at the Food Packaging Technologies Summit. Ramsey's presentations will focus on several potential uses of Ecology's exciting GRAS technology, including grease resistance, direct food contact, a pigment extender and a matting agent. Conference information is available at www.radtech2012.com and www.foodpackagingtechnologies.com.
Ecology also announced that it has engaged Atlanta-based FlexPacknology llc (www.flexpacknology.com) to support business development activity with food and food packaging companies. FlexPacknology is also tasked with accelerating introduction of the technology, along with identifying and evaluating strategic opportunities for the technology.
Ecology has GRAS patents pending in the United States, Europe and Canada. The World Intellectual Property Organization previously determined that they found no prior art and the GRAS application is novel and unique.
About Ecology Coatings, Inc.
Ecology Coatings, Inc. (OTCQB: ECOC) is a leader in the development and licensing of cleantech ultraviolet (UV) curable coatings — coatings that improve the products we use daily. Ecology's technology platform allows manufacturers to enhance the durability and performance of their products, while significantly reducing energy costs and increasing manufacturing throughput. The company produces solvent-free coatings, which eliminate the escape of harmful solvents into the atmosphere during application. Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Ecology Coatings has a development and prototype lab in Akron, Ohio. For additional information, visit the company's website at http://www.ecologycoatings.com.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, which are specified in Ecology's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements made herein.
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