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NET Announces Exclusive License with USDA

May 1, 2012

SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Noble Environmental Technologies (NET, San Diego, CA), a leading sustainable materials manufacturer, announced its exclusive license to commercialize technology based on two patents filed jointly with the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory (FPL).

NET Founder/CEO and ECOR® inventor Robert Noble stated: “This license agreement is another milestone in our long standing collaboration with the USDA-FPL, where environmentally superior fiber-based structural technologies have been a focus for decades. Many industries and markets worldwide will now have access to a large variety of design-versatile, non-toxic, 100% recycled content, 100% bio-based products for an almost infinite variety of market and product needs.”

John Hunt, Research General Engineer at the FPL, states: “The collaboration between the FPL and NET is a perfect example of how government and industry can work together to meet society’s needs. By combining our unique capabilities, we were able to transfer research results into tangible products that bring improved options to consumers and promote the sustainable use of resources. We are pleased with the success of our partnership with ECOR® and look forward to continued collaboration.”

ECOR® products provide solutions to designers and architects searching for materials which are versatile and can provide imaginative design opportunities. Environmental sustainability, distinctive shaping, compound curves, and significant strength-to-weight ratios make ECOR® superior for use in thousands of product applications.

About Noble Environmental Technologies Corporation

Noble Environmental Technologies Corporation is a clean technology and manufacturing company founded to commercialize ECOR® branded products, and other new sustainable materials. Founded by design architect, inventor and entrepreneur, Robert Noble, AIA LEED AP, the company’s innovations include ECOR®, WavCor(TM), FlatCor(TM), HoneyCor(TM) and a variety of non-toxic, 100% recycled content and recyclable products for consumer, commercial, industrial, and institutional markets. For more information visit www.ECORglobal.com, (866) 417-5518, or info@ecorglobal.com.

About The USDA Forest Products Laboratory

The United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Products Laboratory (FPL), www.fpl.fs.fed.us, is the national research laboratory of the United States Forest Service, which is part of the USDA. Since its opening in 1910, the FPL has provided scientific research on wood, wood products and their commercial uses in partnership with academia, industry, tribal, state, local and other government agencies. The focus of the Forest Products Laboratory is to promote healthy forests and forest-based economies through the efficient, sustainable use of the Nation’s wood resources. For more information on the FPL, contact (608) 231-9200.

SOURCE Noble Environmental Technologies Corporation

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