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No flood damage at Alimet facility (Novus)

Novus International Inc. announced today that they sustained no flood damage at their Alimet production facility as a result of tidal surges and rain from Hurricane Ike.

A large portion of the Texas Gulf Region is experiencing electricity outages due to storm damage, complete restart of the facility will be contingent on the restoration of this utility infrastructure. Novus personnel were evacuated prior to landfall of the storm and there were no injuries.

"Our initial and primary concern was to ensure the safety of employees and their families," stated Thad Simons, President and CEO, Novus International Inc. "We will now focus our diligence on a fast and complete return to operation. Our thoughts are with those who have suffered significant damage as a result of this storm."

"Novus Alimet product inventory is distributed throughout the world and was not impacted by the storm. We are committed to doing all that we can to support our customers", stated Giovanni Gasperoni, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Novus International, Inc.

Some Novus business partners have experienced varying degrees of storm related damage. Novus personnel are currently working with these partner organizations to assess this damage and to aid in their return to full capacity operation, which will allow Novus to return to normal operation.

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