Noveko Wins Significant Orders in Algeria

    EKO / TSX

    MONTREAL, April 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Noveko International Inc. ("the
Company") is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, SARL Noveko Algérie
("Noveko Algérie"), following a tendering process, has obtained significant
new orders to supply various medical devices to the National Office of
Equipment and Accessories for Handicapped People ("the NOEAHP") in Algeria.
    At current prices, the orders are estimated at approximately CA$1.4
million. Devices are scheduled to be delivered throughout the calendar year
ending December 31, 2009. The NOEAHP, already a client of Noveko Algérie, is
an establishment under the jurisdiction of the Algerian Ministry of Labour and
Social Security. NOEAHP's mission is to meet the material requirements
expressed by handicapped persons.
    Mr. Mourad Ramdane, President and General Manager of Noveko Algérie, said
he is "very grateful for the confidence shown once again by the NOEAHP and
pleased with this promising collaboration. This breakthrough should also
facilitate access to other Maghreb countries." As part of its healthcare
reforms, Algeria is investing heavily in new infrastructures equipped with
modern medical equipment. "We plan to benefit fully from this strong
development potential. In addition to stimulating our medical equipment
imports, health promotion in Algeria creates other attractive outlets for all
of the Company's products."


    Noveko International Inc. offers innovative solutions worldwide in the
medical and environmental fields. The Company, through its subsidiaries,
specializes primarily in the following business segments: the development and
marketing of air filters, face masks and other antimicrobial products and -
the development, manufacturing and marketing of portable real-time ultrasound
scanners for use in human and animal 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. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the
forward-looking statements to account for new events or new circumstances,
except where provided for by applicable legislation.

For further information:

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

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