Kurt Packer Joins Corrpro as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Corrpro Companies, Inc.

    MEDINA, Ohio, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Corrpro Companies, Inc. (NYSE:   CO),
 the leading provider of corrosion protection engineering services, systems and
 equipment, today announced that Kurt R. Packer, age 39, has joined the Company
 as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, and
 Secretary.
     Mr. Packer comes to Corrpro with over 16 years of financial and
 operational experience.  Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and Chief
 Financial Officer of Lightsource Telecom, LLC, a telecommunications company.
 Prior to that, Mr. Packer served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
 of Wayne-Dalton Corp., a leading international manufacturer of garage doors
 and related products.
     Mr. Packer is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Science
 degree in accounting from the University of Akron.  He began his career in
 finance and accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co., one of the world's largest
 independent public accounting firms.
     Mr. Packer succeeds Neal R. Restivo, who has since become a director of
 the Company, and will report directly to Joseph W. Rog, Chairman of the Board,
 President and Chief Executive Officer.  Commenting on the announcement, Mr.
 Rog said, "We are extremely pleased to have Kurt on board.  He brings a wealth
 of experience and expertise in financial and operational management and
 structuring.  His excellent communication, strategic planning, critical
 thinking and resource management skills will be a positive addition to our
 management team."  John L. Brack, Jr., who has served as Corrpro's interim
 Chief Financial Officer since January, 2001, will assist in the transition.
     Corrpro, headquartered in Medina, Ohio, with over 60 offices worldwide, is
 the leading provider of corrosion control engineering services, systems and
 equipment to the infrastructure, environmental and energy markets throughout
 the world. Corrpro is the worldwide leading supplier of cathodic protection
 systems and engineering services as well as a leading supplier of corrosion
 protection services relating to coatings, non-destructive testing, pipeline
 integrity and reinforced concrete structures.
     Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this news
 release are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.
 The forward-looking statements are made under the safe harbor provisions of
 the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  In addition to factors
 mentioned above, other important factors that could cause actual results to
 differ materially include, but are not limited to, the Company's mix of
 products and services, timing of jobs, the availability and value of larger
 jobs, termination provisions relating to government jobs, the impact of
 weather on the Company's operations, the Company's ability to successfully
 integrate and develop acquired businesses in a timely manner, the Company's
 ability to successfully execute its sales and marketing initiatives, the
 impact of energy prices on the Company's and its customers' businesses, and
 the impact of existing, new or changed regulatory initiatives. Additional
 factors that may affect the Company's business and performance are set forth
 in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE Corrpro Companies, Inc.
    MEDINA, Ohio, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Corrpro Companies, Inc. (NYSE:   CO),
 the leading provider of corrosion protection engineering services, systems and
 equipment, today announced that Kurt R. Packer, age 39, has joined the Company
 as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, and
 Secretary.
     Mr. Packer comes to Corrpro with over 16 years of financial and
 operational experience.  Most recently, he was Senior Vice President and Chief
 Financial Officer of Lightsource Telecom, LLC, a telecommunications company.
 Prior to that, Mr. Packer served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
 of Wayne-Dalton Corp., a leading international manufacturer of garage doors
 and related products.
     Mr. Packer is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Science
 degree in accounting from the University of Akron.  He began his career in
 finance and accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co., one of the world's largest
 independent public accounting firms.
     Mr. Packer succeeds Neal R. Restivo, who has since become a director of
 the Company, and will report directly to Joseph W. Rog, Chairman of the Board,
 President and Chief Executive Officer.  Commenting on the announcement, Mr.
 Rog said, "We are extremely pleased to have Kurt on board.  He brings a wealth
 of experience and expertise in financial and operational management and
 structuring.  His excellent communication, strategic planning, critical
 thinking and resource management skills will be a positive addition to our
 management team."  John L. Brack, Jr., who has served as Corrpro's interim
 Chief Financial Officer since January, 2001, will assist in the transition.
     Corrpro, headquartered in Medina, Ohio, with over 60 offices worldwide, is
 the leading provider of corrosion control engineering services, systems and
 equipment to the infrastructure, environmental and energy markets throughout
 the world. Corrpro is the worldwide leading supplier of cathodic protection
 systems and engineering services as well as a leading supplier of corrosion
 protection services relating to coatings, non-destructive testing, pipeline
 integrity and reinforced concrete structures.
     Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this news
 release are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.
 The forward-looking statements are made under the safe harbor provisions of
 the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  In addition to factors
 mentioned above, other important factors that could cause actual results to
 differ materially include, but are not limited to, the Company's mix of
 products and services, timing of jobs, the availability and value of larger
 jobs, termination provisions relating to government jobs, the impact of
 weather on the Company's operations, the Company's ability to successfully
 integrate and develop acquired businesses in a timely manner, the Company's
 ability to successfully execute its sales and marketing initiatives, the
 impact of energy prices on the Company's and its customers' businesses, and
 the impact of existing, new or changed regulatory initiatives. Additional
 factors that may affect the Company's business and performance are set forth
 in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 SOURCE  Corrpro Companies, Inc.