Aspen Aerogels to Make Major Announcement at Press Conference Next Week

Jun 07, 2006, 01:00 ET from Aspen Aerogels

    NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels announced
 today that it will hold a press conference next week at the Global
 Petroleum Show in Calgary, Alberta where it will make a major announcement
 about its aerogel blankets. Aspen Aerogels nanotechnology-enabled aerogel
 blankets are perfectly suited for use in the Oil Sands of Canada. Their use
 as pipe insulation results in a significant reduction in installation
 labor, energy loss, logistics costs and pipe rack infrastructure costs. In
 addition, Aspen Aerogels aerogel blankets have robust mechanical
 properties, are water resistant and deliver inherent fire protection
 properties. The Press Conference will be held in Hall D at the World Oil
 Centre Stage at 8 AM on Wednesday, June 14 for credentialed members of the
 press. Aspen Aerogels will be exhibiting its aerogel blankets at the Global
 Petroleum Show June 13-15 in Calgary at the Aspen Aerogels Booth #7305,
 also in Hall D.
     About Aspen Aerogels, Inc.
     Headquartered in Northborough, MA, USA, Aspen Aerogels supplies
 nanotechnology-enabled aerogel products with insulating properties that
 outperform traditional materials by two to eight times. Unlike other
 aerogel material providers, Aspen delivers the thermal and acoustic
 performance of aerogels in a ready-to-use blanket infused with silica
 nanostructures. This blanket format makes it easy for Aspen customers to
 conserve energy and save money in oil and gas recovery, LNG shipping and
 storage, apparel, military, aerospace and energy-related applications. In
 addition, Aspen Aerogels is actively developing applications in the
 building/construction, automotive and fuel cell markets.
     Press Contacts
     North & South America
     John Miller
     +1 203.750.8889
     Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia
     Martha de Monclin
     +33 1 34 74 54 62
     Aspen Aerogels

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