IWG receives approval for water treatment unit installation on Embraer Legacy 600/650 Aircraft

BURNABY, BC, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - IWG Technologies Inc., through its subsidiary, International Water-Guard Industries, is pleased to announce the issuance of ANAC Supplement Type Certificate CST No. 2012S09-08 for the installation of the IWG-A4 potable water treatment unit on Embraer Legacy 600 and Legacy 650 aircraft.

"Achieving certification of the IWG-A4 on Embraer aircraft is an important milestone for both IWG and Embraer," said Bruce MacCoubrey, IWG's President. "For us, this is a continuation of our formal relationship with an important and growing airframe manufacturer. For Embraer, this introduces IWG's ultraviolet technology into the Embraer business jet fleet."

The IWG-A4 certification opens the market for IWG to offer its unit on Embraer's growing Legacy 600/650 fleet. Existing Legacy owners registered with Brazil's ANAC can also take advantage of this new offering. Current plans to obtain certification validation with the FAA and EASA would open the Legacy market further.

The installation was designed by International Water-Guard and our Brazilian partner Avionics Services of Sao Paulo.  The CST kit may be ordered through Embraer Business Jets as well as International Water-Guard.

                (ANAC is Brazil's national civil aviation authority or Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil in Portuguese)
                (CST stands for Certificado Suplementar de Tipo, which is equivalent to the FAA/EASA's Supplement Type Certificate (STC))

International Water-Guard Industries Inc. is a Canadian aerospace company providing innovative solutions and products to the aviation industry, more specifically, aircraft potable water treatment, water systems, heaters and components. These products are lightweight and compact and provide high quality temperature-controlled water for passengers, crew, and the aircraft operator. International Water-Guard is also the operating subsidiary of IWG Technologies, listed on the TSX venture exchange as IWG.

On behalf of the Board of Directors
IWG Technologies Inc.

"Bruce W. Gowan"
Chair of the Board

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements that reflect the current views and/ or expectations of IWG with respect to its performance, business and future events including statements with respect to completion of proposed or future transactions. Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied including the risk that required approvals will not be obtained and that suitable additional businesses may not be identified.  IWG assumes no future obligation to update these forward looking statements except as required by applicable securities laws.

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




SOURCE: IWG Technologies Inc.

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