Sonic to license Sonic Treatment System to Phoenix Group Mexico



    Agreement opens the Mexican market to Sonic's proven cost-effective
    technology

    TSX Venture Exchange Symbol SNV

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 17 /CNW/ - SONIC Technology Solutions Inc. ("SONIC" or
"the Company"; TSX-V: SNV) and Phoenix Group Mexico S.A. de VC ("Phoenix")
announced today that they have agreed in principle to license the mobile Sonic
Treatment System ("the System") for the remediation of PCB contaminated soils
and treatment of PCB contaminated wastes within Mexico.
    Phoenix has notified SONIC that it wishes to exercise its option to enter
into a definitive licensing agreement no later than January 31st, 2008. The
license will be granted to a new wholly-owned Phoenix subsidiary,
Sonic-Phoenix Mexico S.A. de VC ("Sonic-Phoenix"). The parties have agreed to
a license fee structure that will see net proceeds from Sonic-Phoenix's
deployment of this technology in Mexico shared on an equal basis.
Sonic-Phoenix will have the right to acquire, use and operate Sonic Treatment
Systems and SONIC will assist and train Sonic-Phoenix personnel. It is
expected that the initial emphasis will be on the treatment of PCB
contaminated waste oils using the PCB Sonoprocess(TM).
    The Sonic Treatment System has also been licensed by SONIC in Canada,
Japan and Australia. The market for the remediation of PCB contaminated wastes
and soils in Mexico is expected to increase dramatically as new environmental
regulations are introduced progressively. A substantial backlog of PCB
materials has been accumulated in Mexico for treatment and disposal as a
result of the pace of economic development.
    SONIC and Phoenix announced their license agreement at the Sonic-Phoenix
exhibit at Enviro-Pro Mexico 2007, at the World Trade Center in Mexico City,
Mexico (www.ejkrause.com/enviropro) and concurrently at Canadian Brownfields
2007 in Montréal (www.canadianbrownfields.ca) where Sonic Environmental is
participating.
    Mr. Jaime A. Fernandez Cruz, Operation Manager for Phoenix, commented "We
are very excited about the opportunity to work with SONIC. We have been
searching for the right technology and partner to allow us to enter this
field. The Sonic Treatment System is ideally suited to the opportunities that
we have identified in Mexico to grow our operations by meeting the needs of
the marketplace. We also work extensively with the oil and gas industry and we
will be watching the development of SONIC's recent collaborations in the
energy sector with great interest."
    Adam Sumel, President and CEO of SONIC, commented "Phoenix came to Canada
and spent time studying our technology and had the opportunity to see it in
operation. Phoenix has demonstrated how they plan to build on this opportunity
through their existing operations and business networks. The market in Mexico
could become a significant one."

    About Phoenix Group Mexico

    Phoenix Group Mexico offers business and corporate services within the
private and public sectors for goods, resources, technologies, equipments, and
services. The Phoenix Group comprises established companies in the oil & gas,
environmental and industrial fields. The group's mission is to provide the
most efficient service and business solutions to its customers.
www.phoenixgroupmexico.com

    About SONIC

    SONIC develops and markets Sonoprocess(TM) technologies based on the
Company's core sonic generator technology, for energy, environmental and
industrial processes. The Sonic Treatment System is the first commercial
application of this technology and has been licenced extensively. The Company
is developing other Sonoprocess(TM) applications in the energy and industrial
sectors. In a joint venture with PetroSonic Energy Systems Inc. the Company
has commenced development of processes to improve the effectiveness of oil
upgrading. Under a collaboration agreement recently signed with Shell Canada
Energy Ltd. the Company is commencing the exploration and development of
improved oil sands processes. www.sonicenvironmental.com

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This release
    contains statements that are forward-looking statements and are subject
    to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors
    disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the Company's
    periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such information
    contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date
    hereof based on information currently available. The Company does not
    assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement.




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