Bourque Industries, Inc. Announces Key Consulting Engagement
TUCSON, Ariz., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Bourque Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: BORK), which is developing carbon metal alloys and related product applications using a patented process called Kryron, announced today that it has entered into a scientific consulting agreement, adding depth to the organization.
Mr. Robert Rieger was added as a Technical and Scientific Consultant. Robert “Bob” Rieger is a highly experienced corporate executive in the business development and manufacturing of advanced materials. Bob enjoyed a very successful 39-year career primarily leading global specialty chemical and advanced materials businesses at the most senior levels. During this time, Bob served as president, CEO, COO, group VP and group president of companies and businesses with annual revenues in the $30 million to over $1 billion range.
Bob earned his Bachelor and Masters Degree in Ceramic Engineering in 1972 and 1973 respectively from Georgia Tech. Additionally he was awarded a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Syracuse University in 1977.
Most recently, Bob served as a member of the board and COO of M Cubed Technologies, a leading producer of ballistic armor plates for the military and other applications in the electronics, optics and industrial wear industries. Prior to M Cubed he was President of Global Laboratory Products for Fisher Scientific International in New Hampshire and a Senior Group VP at Ferro Corporation, managing electronic materials and specialty materials businesses. From 1994 to 1997 Bob was headquartered in London as managing director of an international minerals business for Cookson Matthey. Bob served as Vice President and President of Tam Ceramics, a subsidiary of Cookson Group in Niagara Falls from 1979 until 1994. Before Tam, Bob spent the first 5 years of his career with Corning Inc.
He holds membership in the American Ceramic Society, Keramos (Ceramic Engineering Honorary), Sigma Xi (Research Society of North America) and the National Institute of Ceramic Engineers. Additionally, he is a recipient of the Young Ceramic Engineer’s Award of the American Ceramic Society for 1990, and was named a Distinguished Engineering Alumnus of Georgia Tech in 1995.
Matthew Schissler, Chairman commented: “The Board is delighted to add Bob to the team. Bob brings tremendous knowledge of both material science and industry trends that will be keys in determining the Company’s direction. Bob will be instrumental in providing the Company and shareholders valuable guidance on Kryron, its applications, competitiveness, potential industries and both a short and long vision of Bourque Industries’ future.”
About Bourque Industries
Bourque Industries, Inc. is a development stage company pursuing advanced materials science techniques to develop and produce metal alloys and related product applications using what management believes may be a revolutionary metal-alloying process, Kryron. Management believes Kryronized alloys may have a potential for paradigm-shifting applications across a wide range of industries, including ballistic armor, electrical, aviation, automotive, mining, medical devices, agriculture and heavy equipment, consumer electronics, and more. Our fundamental goal is to prove up the particular qualities of Kryron, and then seek to establish broad market penetration across a wide range of industries. Please visit www.bourqueindustries.com.
This release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 27E of the Securities Act of 1934. Statements contained in this release that are not historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain. Actual performance and results may differ materially from that projected or suggested herein due to certain risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, ability to obtain financing and regulatory and shareholder approvals for anticipated actions. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations and are subject to certain factors, risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, events and performance to differ materially from those referred to or implied by such statements. In addition, actual or future results may differ materially from those anticipated depending on a variety of factors, including continued maintenance of favorable license arrangements, success of market research identifying new product opportunities, successful introduction of new products, continued product innovation, sales and earnings growth, ability to attract and retain key personnel, and general economic conditions affecting consumer spending. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. BORK does not intend to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this release to conform these statements to actual results or to changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law.
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