Derek Hepburn Named Managing Director of Multisorb Technologies LTD.

Warrington, UK (July 5, 2005) - Multisorb Technologies LTD., a world leader in active packaging components, has named Derek Hepburn Managing Director of its European operations. Hepburn will manage sales, marketing and business development for Multisorb's customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Multisorb's sorbent products protect against oxygen, moisture, and odor degradation in diverse industries including food, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, diagnostics, electronics, and logistics.

"I am extremely excited to join Multisorb and look forward to helping the company become a leading supplier of sorbent packaging systems to the European market," says Hepburn. "Multisorb is a company with an outstanding history of innovative solutions that enhance the overall value of our customers' products. I want to focus on communicating the value of Multisorb sorbent technology to our customers and our emphasis on providing outstanding service."

Prior to his position as Managing Director at Multisorb Technologies, Hepburn was Senior Marketing Manager at Ineos Silicas, a manufacturer of silica, silicate and zeolites. Hepburn joins Multisorb Technologies with over twenty years of experience in the business development and research of engineering polymers. He has an MSc in Polymer Science and a PhD in Polymer Engineering, both from the University of Manchester, UK.

About Multisorb:

Multisorb Technologies has been an innovator in sorbent technology for over 40 years. Founded in 1961 by John S. Cullen to protect products against the damaging effects of moisture, today Multisorb is North America's largest producer of packaged and fabricated sorbents and the world leader in active packaging components.

Multisorb Technologies LTD. is located at 30/31 Harwick Grange Woolston, Warrington, WA1 4RF, United Kingdom. For more information, please contact: Derek Hepburn at +44 (1) 925 839 960 or email: [email protected] For information within the Americas, contact: [email protected]

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