Noveko Announces New Filtration Breakthroughs in the Quebec Swine Industry: Contracts Totalling $380,000 to Equip Major Farms with its Filters

and Resignation of a Director

MONTREAL, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Noveko International Inc. (TSX: EKO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its Noveko Filtration Division has achieved major breakthroughs, having recently won new contracts worth a combined total of $380,000 from four leaders in the Quebec swine industry.

Three sites of the AGR Labrecque farm located in St-Bernard de Beauce ─ also known for its owners' R&D activities within Ro-Main ─ will now be equipped with Noveko's new-generation air filtration solutions. These solutions will also replace the Noveko™ antimicrobial filters installed for about three years in one of the AGR Labrecque farm buildings. To maximize the effectiveness of Noveko™ air filters, it is recommended that they be replaced on average every three years. That provides the Company with a recurring source of revenues. One of Noveko Filtration's new clients is the Alain Laflamme (Saint-Simon de Bagot in Montérégie) farm, recognized for the importance it attributes to technologies and the safety of its livestock. As such, it will act as a technological benchmark for Noveko™ filtration solutions. These new contracts add to those obtained at the end of the summer from the Robitaille and Agri-Marché groups, for which the deliveries have already been completed. The Robitaille group (Mont Saint-Grégoire) operates the renowned Quebec business Lucyporc, whereas Agri-Marché (Saint-Isidore de Beauce) is a Quebec leader in animal feed and also operates mills and poultry farms. Most of the filter deliveries to the various sites are scheduled to be completed by the end of the second quarter ending December 31, 2011.

"We are very proud of these orders, which stem from both existing business relationships and new clients, attesting to Quebec swine industry leaders' interest in our new-generation air filtration solutions. In a challenging economic context for this sector, breeders increasingly recognize the importance of adopting a sustainable production management model. It is now acknowledged that setting up a complete biosafety program, including air filtration as a key feature, proves profitable as it contributes to avoid the costs and devastating effects of airborne diseases such as the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus. In this regard, we are pleased to report that the efforts of our veterinary partners who recommend our products are paying off," indicated Mr. Simon Labrecque, Vice-President, Filtration, Noveko.

Noveko Filtration has also diversified its product offering for the swine industry extending it to the transportation industry. "In line with our strategy of designing innovative applications derived from our patented air filtration technologies, our filters are now installed in trucks carrying hogs to protect them against pathogens from outside air. At Noveko, we deem it a duty to improve our offering at every level of the supply chain," added Mr. Labrecque.

Resignation of a director
The Company also announces that Mr. Jean Brassard has resigned as director of the Company for personal reasons. The Company thanks Mr. Brassard for his services as director and wishes him success in his future endeavours.

Noveko International Inc. offers innovative solutions in the environmental and medical fields worldwide. Through its subsidiaries, the Company specializes primarily in the following business segments: the development, manufacturing and marketing of derivative products from its patented antimicrobial filtration technologies, mainly air filters, surgical masks and respirators, as well as other products with antibacterial properties such as hand sanitizers - and the development, manufacturing and marketing of medical equipment, including portable real-time ultrasound scanners for use in human and veterinary medicine.

Certain statements set forth in this press release constitute forward-looking statements. In some cases, these statements are identified by the use of terms such as "may", "could", "might", "intend", "should", "expect", "project", "plan", "believe", "estimate" or other comparable variants. These statements are based on the information available at the time they are written, on assumptions made by management and on the expectations of management, acting in good faith, regarding future events, including those relating to economic conditions, fluctuations in exchange rates and operating expenses, and the absence of unusual events entailing supplementary expenditures. Although management considers these assumptions and expectations reasonable based on the information available at the time they are written, they could prove inaccurate. Forward-looking statements are also subject, by their very nature, to known and unknown risks and uncertainties such as those related to the industry, acquisitions, labor relations, credit, key officers, supply and product liability. The actual results of Noveko International Inc. could differ materially from those indicated or underlying these forward-looking statements. The reader is therefore recommended not to unduly rely on these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements do not reflect the potential impact of special items, any business combination or any other transaction that may be announced or occur subsequent to the date hereof. Unless otherwise required under securities laws, the Company does not intend and undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements to reflect new information, new events or new circumstances.


For further information:

Chantal Vennat, Director,
Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Noveko International Inc.
Tel:  (514) 875-0606

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