SHANGHAI, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. ("Ossen" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: OSN), a China-based manufacturer of an array of plain surface, rare earth and zinc coated pre-stressed steel materials, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program effective immediately for up to a total of 500,000 shares of the Company's American Depositary Receipts ("ADSs") through May 2012. Shares may be repurchased in the open market at prevailing market prices and/or in negotiated transactions off the market from time to time as market conditions warrant in accordance with applicable requirements of Rule 10b5-1 and/or Rule 10b-18 under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
"The company is initiating this repurchase program in the best interests of its stockholders, as we believe our stock is currently undervalued," stated Dr. Liang Tang, Chairman of Ossen Innovation. "We are confident in our business strategy and growth initiatives and will remain committed to increasing value to our shareholders."
As of November 29, 2011, the Company had 20 million shares outstanding, of which 5 million is publicly held and traded in the form of ADSs.
About Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd.
Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells a wide variety of plain surface pre-stressed steel materials and rare earth coated and zinc coated pre-stressed steel materials. The Company's products are mainly used in the construction of bridges, as well as in highways and other infrastructure projects. Ossen has two manufacturing facilities located in Maanshan, Anhui Province, and Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province. For more information please visit our website at www.osseninnovation.com.
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This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated, including risks outlined in the Company's public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's annual report on Form 20-F. All information provided in this press release is as of the date hereof. Except as required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statements are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
For more information, please contact:
Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd.
Alan Jin, Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +86 (21) 6888-8886
Ted Haberfield, President
MZ North America, IR
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