Emitec Produces 100 Millionth Metal Catalyst Substrate

Production milestone proves commitment to reducing harmful emissions

Jun 27, 2008, 01:00 ET from Emitec Inc.

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Emitec Inc. will produce
 its 100 millionth metal catalyst substrate for the worldwide market in
 June. This production milestone demonstrates Emitec's commitment and
 expertise in exhaust aftertreatment and evaporative emissions technology.
     Emitec's METALIT(R), a metallic substrate, used in the catalytic
 converter components of exhaust emissions reduction systems, has been
 proven to show improvements in both performance and overall system cost
 when compared to the traditional ceramic catalytic converter based systems.
 The turbulent flow conditions created by the specific foil geometry forming
 the catalytic cells reduces size and cost of the exhaust gas purification
 system. This has been recognized by the gasoline engine manufacturers as
 well as the light duty, heavy duty and on/off highway diesel and gasoline
 engine manufacturers worldwide who are successfully applying Emitec's
     "We're proud to have met the 100 million mark in our 22 years of
 operation," explained Claus Bruestle, president, Emitec Inc. "Innovation in
 technology, research and development in products and production methods
 have helped Emitec become a world leader in emissions technology."
     With North American headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich., Emitec
 produced approximately 20 percent of the 100 million metal catalyst
 substrates in its Fountain Inn, S.C. manufacturing facility over the past
 10 years of its operation.
     About Emitec
     Emitec GmbH is the leading designer and manufacturer of metallic
 substrates METALIT(R) and Diesel PM-METALIT(R) for exhaust gas
 aftertreatment and evaporative emissions. Its METALIT(R) products are used
 by nearly every major automaker worldwide. Founded in 1986, Emitec is
 headquartered in Lohmar, Germany and currently holds more than 1,700
 international patents. The company's North American operations, Emitec
 Inc., are headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich. Manufacturing facilities are
 located in Fountain Inn, S.C., Lohmar and Eisenach, Germany, and Pune,
 India. For more information on Emitec, visit www.emitec.com .
Contact: Stefanie Allen Eisbrenner Public Relations (248) 641-1446 sallen@eisbrenner.com

SOURCE Emitec Inc.