Investments of $750,000 for M2 Laboratory



    SHERBROOKE, Feb. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Sherbrooke company M2 Laboratory is
picking up speed! The business proudly announces an investment of $500,000
from Capital Financière agricole inc., and another $250,000 coming from the
Asbestos Regional Economic Intervention Fund (FIER). The total of $750,000 in
venture capital is directly allocated to the development and marketing of
THYMOX(TM).
    A brand new, entirely environment-friendly agricultural disinfectant,
THYMOX(TM) has been arousing interest among investors and the agricultural
sector since it was launched in September 2008.

    Major Innovation

    "Investors have recognized the innovative character of THYMOX(TM). It is
100% biodegradable and non-toxic to users or the environment and, as such, is
opening the way to a whole new generation of agricultural disinfectants. At a
time when all efforts converge on food safety, THYMOX(TM) emerges as THE
reference in sanitary safety, from farm to table", asserts Mr. Serge Auray, M2
Laboratory president.

    Market of the Future

    "Capital Financière agricole inc. is constantly on the lookout for
projects that are innovative, structuring and profitable for the development
and stature of the agricultural and agri-food sectors. We are happy to join
forces with M2 Laboratory through this strategic partnership for the
development and marketing of its innovative products that will likely meet the
needs of agricultural and agri-food businesses both in and outside Québec",
explains Mr. Jacques Brind'Amour, chairman of the board of Capital Financière
agricole inc., and president and general manager of La Financière agricole du
Québec.
    Mr. Yves Legault, president of the Asbestos Regional Economic
Intervention Fund, shares the same enthusiasm: "We join in partnerships with
Estrie businesses that are focused on the future, such as M2 Laboratory who
has become a figurehead thanks to THYMOX(TM). The product's properties give it
a leading role in terms of sustainable development and traceability, two
concepts that will be inescapable in the future."

    Green Choice, Clean Advantage

    THYMOX(TM) is an ultra high-performance disinfectant made of essential
oils and thyme-based natural active ingredients, which explains its fresh
pleasant scent. It is biodegradable in less than 14 days, non-toxic and
non-corrosive for longer life of farm installations.
    A leader in Québec in matters of biosafety, M2 Laboratory is recognized
for its innovation and its scientific and technical expertise in the field of
breeding farm disinfection and sanitary safety: design of a washing and
disinfecting protocol, emergency intervention unit in case of sanitary
contamination, food microbiology diagnostic laboratory.
    www.laboratoirem2.com




For further information:

For further information: Catherine Melillo, IDEA communications inc.,
(514) 609-4288; Mélanie Boivin, IDEA comunications inc., (819) 566-4961,
extension 211

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