Oklahoma Road Work Underway for Watts Plastic Reclamation Facility
10/08/2011 –SPRINGDALE, AR — (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:AERT) announced today that road work has commenced and is underway to build a new and wider industrial access road from U.S. Highway 59 to the company’s Green Age Plastic Reclamation Center near Watts, OK. The new industrial road is designed to be wider, safer, and accommodate increased truck traffic to and from the facility. The contract for widening and building this improved two mile section of road was awarded to Rossco Construction, Inc. by the Adair County Commissioners. Funding for the project was provided by the East Oklahoma Development District, Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, and the U.S. Economic Development Administration.
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“We are pleased that as the Watts project nears start-up of phase II, which initiates ongoing sales of ‘green’ recycled plastic resins to third party customers, this vital infrastructure project is underway to safely address the increased traffic to this facility,” stated Joe G. Brook, AERT’s CEO.
“This new industrial access road is evidence of the commitment that we have made in Northeast Oklahoma to create jobs and support economic development. The partnering organizations that have supported this project are to be commended for the strength of their commitment and their persistence in seeing the project through to completion,” said Bill Langley, Chairman of the Adair County Economic Development Group.
About Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc.
Since 1989, AERT (OTCBB:AERT) has pioneered the use of recycled polyethylene plastic in the manufacture of composite building materials. With its constantly evolving portfolio of patented and proprietary recycling technologies, AERT has been widely recognized as a leader in resource conservation innovation and received the EPA Award for Environmental Excellence for its process of converting scrap plastic to composite outdoor decking. The company recently received an ESGR Patriot Award for its support of our Guard and Reserve Units in the U. S. Armed Forces. AERT converts reclaimed plastic and wood fiber waste into quality outdoor decking systems, fence systems, and door and window components. The Company is the exclusive manufacturer of ChoiceDek® decking, which is available in multiple colors and is sold in Lowe’s Home Improvement stores nationwide. See http://www.choicedek.com for more information. AERT’s MoistureShield® decking program is expanding and products are now available throughout the U.S. See http://www.moistureshield.com for product information or to find a regional distributor or dealer. AERT operates manufacturing facilities in Springdale and Lowell, Arkansas and recently commenced operations at its Green Age recycling facility in Watts, Oklahoma. Investors can access real-time stock quotes and information athttp://www.otcmarkets.com. For more information on the Company, visithttp://www.aertinc.com. Sign up to receive investor information, including press releases, via email by visitinghttp://aert.com/ir/PressReleaseOptIn.aspx.
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