Thresher Industries Ships Last 100% Recycled Order of 2009 to Plant Sciences Nurseries

Jan 05, 2010, 09:24 ET from Thresher Industries, Inc.

HANFORD, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), an eco-friendly manufacturer of precision recycled aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, announced today that it has shipped the last order of 2009 to Plant Sciences Nurseries that utilizes the Company's exclusive "closed loop" green manufacturing process. From harvesting used parts for materials, re-melting and testing alloys to shipment to the customer in their own reusable containers, Thresher has completed its first end-to-end green manufacturing order. Based in Watsonville, Ca. Plant Sciences Nurseries is a privately-held company; Plant Sciences has emerged as a premier agricultural research company with a multinational clientele. Today, the company has expanded to multiple departments in four main locations: a primary research center in Watsonville, nursery plant propagation facilities in Macdoel and Manteca, and a satellite research and development office in San Marcos.

"We are dedicated to helping our customers like Plant Sciences Nurseries incorporate new ways to conserve energy, make parts lighter, stronger and last longer, and protect our precious natural resources," said Tom Flessner, CEO and President of Thresher Industries." The agricultural sector is just one of many industries that can benefit from our revolutionary 'closed loop' green manufacturing process. Our customers in the automotive and defense industries operate in two of the most competitive markets in the world. The necessity to 'go green' in these sectors is intensifying. As our capabilities expand and our customers are diversifying, Thresher can meet the evolving demands for environmental solutions that help companies to grow and succeed. This strategy is not only profitable for Thresher, but also healthy for the environment."

About Thresher Industries, Inc.

Thresher Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of low carbon footprint conventional and custom machined die castings made from 100% recycled aluminum and metal matrix composites. Based in Hanford, California, the Company operates an ISO 9000-compliant, "green" foundry that integrates bio-degradable technologies and processes to lower the economic and environmental costs of production. Thresher offers full engineering support, designing, and prototype development to a variety of industries including: agriculture, aerospace, defense, transportation, and automotive in the U.S. and Europe. For more information, visit

Statements contained in this news release, other than those identifying historical facts, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Safe Harbor provisions as contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relating to the Company's future expectations, including but not limited to revenues and earnings, technology efficacy, strategies and plans, are subject to safe harbors protection. Actual Company results and performance may be materially different from any future results, performance, strategies, plans, or achievements that may be expressed or implied by any such forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. that it has successfully closed the loop in creating a fully recycled manufacturing process. Plant Sciences Nurseries placed an order with Thresher for 'planter wheels' to be produced using worn out wheels from previous orders shipped to Thresher in Plant Science's returnable containers. Materials will be re-melted, the alloys checked and the parts processed, packed and shipped back to Plant Sciences using the returnable containers.

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