TORONTO, Aug. 4 /CNW/ - Innovative Composites International Inc. (IC:TSX-V) ("ICI" the "Company"), is pleased to announce that the Company was named one of the winners of the first stage of the Building Back Better Communities housing competition for Haiti. ICI has entered the housing competition together with its consortium partners 3D Global Solutions and Barclays Gedi Group, both privately held US companies.
Building Back Better Communities has been initiated by the Government of Haiti to investigate alternative forms of permanent housing for displaced citizens. By successfully passing stage one, ICI has qualified to participate in the prototype housing Expo that will take place in Port-au-Prince in October 2010.
Overall project scope for re-building the damaged housing in Haiti is estimated at $4 billion(1). Specific contracts are expected to be awarded by the government of Haiti in early 2011 based on the results of the Expo.
"The consortium we put together with 3D Global Solutions and Barclays Gedi Group has all the right skill sets and experience to implement large scale affordable housing projects and the fact that we have been selected for the second stage of the Haiti housing competition reflects that. We are excited about this opportunity and will pursue it with the diligence and resources it requires," commented Terry Ball, President and CEO of ICI.
About Innovative Composites International Inc.
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, ICI is a high-tech engineering and manufacturing company established in 2007 by a group of entrepreneurs with a successful track record in commercializing advanced materials.
The Company is currently focused in two areas: Structure Lite(TM) panels, a unique line of application-ready structural composite panels and Hero 451(TM), a line of environmentally friendly fire inhibitors and suppressant. ICI's goal is to deliver products that exceed industry standards with greater durability, strength, flexibility and safety.
ICI is partnering directly with leaders in its target industries as it considers it to be the fastest way to bring products to market. ICI's customized solutions are intended to provide partners with material advantages over their competitors.
To find out more about Innovative Composites International Inc. (IC: TSX-V), please visit our website at http://www.innovativecompositesinc.com.
(1) Government of Haiti Action Plan, March 2010
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