ARISE Technologies Corporation welcomes new CFO at company



    WATERLOO, ON, April 30 /CNW/ - Following its announcement of April 11,
2007, ARISE Technologies Corporation (TSX-V: APV) (ADAX: A3T) is pleased to
announce that David Chornaby has started with the Company as Chief Financial
Officer, effective April 25, 2007. As CFO, Dave will be responsible for all
aspects of financial reporting and management for the Company. As per the
terms of his agreement, he has been granted 300,000 options at $1.00.
    Of these options, 75,000 will vest immediately. The remaining 225,000
options will vest in 75,000 increments every six months. The expiration date
of the stock option agreement is April 9, 2012.
    Dave is a Certified Management Accountant who brings 23 years of diverse
financial and managerial experience to ARISE. He has worked in both technology
and manufacturing environments, predominantly with Hewlett-Packard (Canada)
Ltd., where he served in a number of progressively senior positions, including
Division Controller, Manufacturing Manager and Division General Manager. Most
recently, he was VP Finance & Operations for SBS Technologies (Canada), Inc.,
a division of General Electric, having served in a variety of other senior
roles with predecessor companies over the past ten years.

    About ARISE

    ARISE Technologies is dedicated to accelerating the use of solar energy
in mainstream North American markets. The Company's shares are listed on the
TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol APV. Additional information is available
at www.arisetech.com and www.sedar.com. Certain statements contained in this
press release may be considered as forward-looking. Such forward-looking
statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results to differ materially from estimated or implied results. The TSX
Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this
news release.

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For further information:

For further information: ARISE Technologies Corporation, 65 Northland
Road, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2V 1Y8, T: (519) 725-2244, F: (519)
725-8907, www.arisetech.com; David Ward, Director, Communications & Investor
Relations, T: (519) 772-5709, C: (416) 953-7638, david.ward@arisetech.com

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