Official RStandard Library File Now Available for PLS-POLE

    Only Composite Utility Pole Data Released by PLS

    CALGARY, April 15 /CNW/ - Resin Systems Inc. ("RS") (RS - TSX), a
technology innovator and manufacturer of advanced composite products for
infrastructure markets, announced today that the official RStandard(TM)
modular composite pole library file is now available for Power Line Systems
Inc.'s (PLS) industry-leading transmission and distribution line design
software suite, PLS-POLE and PLS-CADD.
    The PLS-POLE software is now extended to allow analysis of composite
poles and PLS-CADD has been updated to optimize pole selection using RS's
unique modular utility pole, and utility engineers are now able to select and
design their grids with the officially approved and verified material library
    "The transmission line design staff at POWER Engineers has used RS
composite poles on several projects at distribution and transmission voltages.
We have found them to be a very useful and viable product," said Peter
Catchpole, Senior Project Manager, POWER Engineers, Inc. "The absence of a PLS
library of this product line for use in PLS-CADD has been a hindrance to
efficient engineering and exploration of their value to a project. This will
change with this new RStandard PLS library file for use with PLS-POLE."
    "The PLS listing of our highly robust and versatile RStandard composite
poles combined with our new 41-year warranty and lifetime guarantee, gives us
a competitive strategic advantage that should only enhance our sales and
marketing efforts moving forward," said Paul Giannelia, RS president and chief
executive officer. "We are proud to be the manufacturers of the first
composite poles available to the PLS community."

    About Power Line Systems Inc.

    Power Line Systems is the world-wide leader in software for transmission
line engineering. It supplies software to over 1000 organizations in 100
countries. Its customers include the full spectrum from the smallest
consulting organizations, fabricators and municipal utilities to over half of
the hundred largest generating utilities in the U.S. to large international

    About POWER Engineers, Inc.

    POWER Engineers is a global consulting engineering firm specializing in
energy, facilities, and communications projects. Founded in 1976, POWER
Engineers is an employee-owned company with a staff of over 1,000 in offices
throughout the United States and abroad.

    About RS

    RS is a technology innovator that develops advanced composite material
products for infrastructure markets. The composite products manufactured using
the Company's proprietary resins and processes are typically lighter, more
durable and longer-lasting than competing products made from the traditional
building blocks of wood, steel or concrete.
    RS's flagship product is its award-winning RStandard(TM) composite pole.
The pole is engineered to deliver the lowest cost of ownership, and is used as
transmission and distribution poles to carry electric grids and as
communication towers for various uses including wireless networks and
microwave communications systems.
    For the latest on RS's developments, go to the company's website at
    "RStandard" is a trademark of RS.

For further information:

For further information: Resin Systems Inc., Laurien Abel, Investor
Relations and Communications, Tel: (403) 219-8000, Fax: (403) 219-8001, Email:

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