Exclusive Distribution Agreement For Polyflow Thermoflex Oil & Gas Piping in China



    
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    Last Close: September 8, 2008 - $0.235
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    TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - Maple Leaf Reforestation Inc.(TSX-V-MPE) (the
"Company" or "Maple Leaf") is pleased to announce that it has signed an
Exclusive Agreement with Petro-Tech China Ltd. (the "Master Distributor")
permitting it to exclusively sell and distribute 'Thermoflex' Coiled Tubings
in China. 'Thermoflex' coiled tubings are produced by PolyFlow Inc, (the
"Manufacturer"), headquartered in Pennsylvania, USA, which is a leading
manufacturer of proprietary Polymer coiled tubings which are used by the oil
and gas, and other industries.
    Under the Agreement, the "Manufacturer", through the "Master
Distributor", has granted the Company an Exclusive License to market,
distribute and install 'Thermoflex' coiled tubings throughout China. The
Exclusive Agreement is for an initial term of 12 months, however it will be
renewable on an annual basis during the first 3 years (subject to satisfactory
sales performance). Pursuant to the Exclusive Agreement the Company is
required to pay a $75,000 USD deposit which will be applied towards the cost
of the purchase orders made by the Company once $2,000,000 USD in purchase
orders is reached.
    Casey Chan, a director of Maple Leaf is currently heading this initiative
for the Company. Mr Chan has prior experience in dealing with China based oil
& gas equipment manufacturers and will help lay the groundwork for a
successful product launch. In addition to the hiring of sales and technical
personnel who have experience in the Chinese energy and mining sectors, the
Company is currently negotiating the services of a senior project manager with
extensive connections and experiences in China's oil and gas industry to
eventually take the lead on this project.
    According to the Energy Information Administration (a U.S. Government
Agency), China is the second largest consumer of energy after the USA. Energy
consumption since 1991, grew at a compounded rate of 10% and is projected to
continue growing at a rate of 5% per annum through 2030, almost twice the
global growth rate. There is continued strong market demand for energy
throughout China. The Chinese government is especially supportive of new
products and technologies designed to increase the efficiency of the energy
industry and decrease environmental damage caused by energy production and
consumption.
    Mr Raymond Lai, President & CEO of Maple Leaf Reforestation Inc. notes
that "The rising costs of traditional steel oil and gas pipe, and supply
problems to the Chinese oil and gas industry equate to Maple Leaf being in an
ideal position to market and install the Polyflow product line in China. As
Polyflow's Exclusive Distributor in China, Maple Leaf will be the only company
in that region in a position to offer a proven, lightweight, non-corrosive and
cost effective steel pipeline alternative to Chinese oil & gas companies.
Given the combination of Maple Leaf's geographic knowledge, contact base and
operating expertise in China, we are optimistic about the marketing and
installation potential throughout the region."

    PolyFlow Inc.

    PolyFlow Inc. (www.polyflowinc.com) is a leading manufacturer of Polymer
coiled tubing products. Polyflow has developed a full range of technologically
advanced Polymer products using proprietary production technology and
materials.

    Mr. Serge Bonnet, Polyflow's chief representative for Mexico, Canada and
Asia comments, "We have experienced astronomical growth in demand and interest
since our first overseas launch of 'Thermoflex' products in Mexico in 2006.
However, we believe China is the single largest global growth opportunity for
'Thermoflex' products, and we have been actively and eagerly seeking the best
way to enter the Chinese market. While we plan to gear our initial efforts in
the oil & gas sector, where Maple Leaf has well established, grass root
connections through their related environmental projects, we believe that
'Thermoflex' products are well positioned to penetrate other sectors in a
relatively short period of time. We are capable of manufacturing and supplying
integrated solutions to a broad range of industries in China that require
high-quality corrosion resistant products, including power; chemical;
municipal waste water; pulp and paper applications that we and our affiliates
are now providing throughout North America.

    About Maple Leaf Reforestation Inc.

    Maple Leaf is a Canadian company operating a large-scale forest nursery
whose primary focus is growing value- added tree seedlings and alfalfa
feedstock alongside landscaping and nursery products in China. In addition,
the multi-faceted Xinjiang Yellowhorn tree project will provide for the
manufacture of biodiesel fuel. Reforestation has been identified as a critical
strategy to help manage China's troubling environmental issues, namely
pollution and desertification. Maple Leaf currently has over 6 million
varieties of seedlings under cultivation at its nursery facility that includes
a 110,000-square foot greenhouse located in Liang Cheng, Inner Mongolia,
China.
    Maple Leaf is a wholly-owned foreign enterprise ("WOFE"), which allows
Maple Leaf to control 100% of the direction and operations of the company in
China while permitting the cash generated from operations in China to flow
back to Canada.
    For further information regarding Maple Leaf Reforestation Inc., visit
www.mlreforestation.com.
    Should you wish to receive Company news via email, please email
catarina@chfir.com and specify "Maple Leaf Reforestation Inc." in the subject
line or contact the Company directly.

    
    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.
    

    Certain statements in this news release including (i) statements that may
contain words such as "anticipate", "could", "expect", "seek", "may" "intend",
"will", "believe", "should", "project", "forecast", "plan" and similar
expressions, including the negatives thereof, (ii) statements that are based
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operates and (iii) statements of belief, intentions and expectations about
developments, results and events that will or may occur in the future,
constitute "forward-looking statements" and are based on certain assumptions
and analysis made by Maple Leaf. Forward-looking statements in this news
release include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future
capital expenditures, including the amount, nature and timing thereof; other
development trends within the China's seedling industry; business strategy;
expansion and growth of Maple Leaf's business and operations and other such
matters. Such forward-looking statements are subject to important risks and
uncertainties, which are difficult to predict and that may affect Maple Leaf's
operations, including, but are not limited to: the impact of general economic
conditions; industry conditions; government and regulatory developments;
seedling product supply and demand; competition; and Maple Leaf's ability to
attract and retain qualified personnel. Maple Leaf's actual results,
performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in,
or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurance
can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking
statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do transpire or occur,
what benefits Maple Leaf will derive there from. Subject to applicable law,
Maple Leaf disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.
    All forward-looking statements contained in this document are expressly
qualified by this cautionary statement. Further information about the factors
affecting forward-looking statements is available in other disclosure
documents of Maple Leaf which have been filed with Canadian provincial
securities commissions and are available on www.sedar.com.





For further information:

For further information: Maple Leaf Reforestation Inc., Raymond Lai,
Chairman, President & CEO, Tel: (403) 668-7560, Fax: (403) 250-2534, E-mail:
rlai@mlreforestation.com; CHF Investor Relations - Toronto, Catarina
Cerqueira, Associate Account Manager, Tel: (416) 868-1079 ext. 251, Email:
catarina@chfir.com; Christopher Haldane, Account Manager, Tel: (416) 868-1079
ext. 237, Email: chris@chfir.com; CHF Investor Relations - Shanghai, Tel: +86
(0)21 28909034

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