ROCHESTER, N.Y, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- NaturalNano Inc., a company whose primary business is discovering, refining, and marketing naturally occurring nanomaterials, announced today that Michael Riedlinger, NaturalNano's President, will present at the Lux Executive Summit: The Business Impact of Nanotechnology on Monday, October 24, 2005, in Cambridge, Mass. Riedlinger will discuss potential applications in a broad range of industries including: polymers and plastics, electronics, and cosmetics. Specific applications in agricultural uses that leverage and benefit from natural nanotubes' unique chemical and physical properties will be presented in more detail. This includes applications for herbicides, pesticides and vertebrate aversion. NaturalNano has rights to multiple issued and pending patents that cover processes, compositions, and derivatives for the nanotubes found in halloysite clay. More than 200 commercial applications have been identified to date. The Company is also developing proprietary, patent-pending extraction, separation, and classification technologies to enable the production of more uniform nanotubes to meet the higher standards required for advanced applications of the naturally occurring nanotubes. These applications include precise, controlled, and extended release of application-specific additives for use with cosmetics, polymers and plastics and other areas. Extracted from clay mined at Utah's Dragon Mine operated by Atlas Mining Company (OTC Bulletin Board: ALMI), the tubule-rich halloysite clay can be supplied in very large quantities. NaturalNano has rights from Atlas and will be establishing processing capabilities to produce nanotubes to customer requirements for specific applications. ABOUT LUX EXECUTIVE SUMMIT Focusing on the business impact of nanotechnology, the Lux Executive Summit will present exclusive ideas and data from Lux Research's renowned analysts. The conference is a meeting of business leaders who want to understand how nanotechnology will change products, commerce, and ultimately society. Lux Research is the world's leading nanotechnology research and advisory firm. Lux Research helps clients make better decisions to profit from nanoscale science and technology, tapping into Lux Research analysts' unique expertise and unrivaled network. Clients include top decision makers at large corporations, portfolio managers and analysts at leading financial institutions, CEOs of the most innovative start-ups, and visionary public policy makers. http://www.luxexecutivesummit.com ABOUT NATURALNANO INC. NaturalNano Inc. is an advanced materials company with unique, proprietary processes for the refinement of naturally occurring nanotubes and other materials that enable a range of advanced applications from enhanced composites and other industrial products to cosmetics and electronics. The Company is a technology leader in the processing of nanotubes from halloysite clay, a source of naturally occurring nanotubes. NaturalNano possesses broad intellectual property rights to multiple issued and pending patents for a comprehensive range of processes, compositions, and derivatives of our nanomaterials. The Company's research and development teams have identified more than 200 novel applications for halloysite and other nanotubes. These applications include uses in cosmetics and personal care products, absorbent materials, electromagnetic interference shielding, specialty coatings, and material additives for industrial polymers, plastics and composites. The Company maintains a strategic partnership with Atlas Mining Company (OTC Bulletin Board: ALMI), owner of one of the world's largest known deposits of halloysite clay. This provides NaturalNano the raw materials capability to deliver large quantities of its products to strategic partners and customers. For more information, please visit http://www.naturalnano.com. Media Contacts: NaturalNano Inc. Bobbi Drew Bobbi@naturalnano.com 585-214-8172 Jennifer Gould JGould@rubensteinpr.com 212-843-8037 Investor Relations Contacts: The Ruth Group Denise Roche DRoche@theruthgroup.com 646-536-7008 John Quirk JQuirk@theruthgroup.com 646-536-7029
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