ESTES DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING EXPANDS REACH TO RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET

Indianapolis, Ind., June 11, 2008 — Estes Design and Manufacturing, a leader in full-service precision sheet metal fabrication, announced the addition of Brock Grain Systems to its growing customer list.

Indianapolis, Ind., June 11, 2008 — Estes Design and Manufacturing, a leader in full-service precision sheet metal fabrication, announced the addition of Brock Grain Systems to its growing customer list. Brock, a manufacturer of commercial tower grain dryers, is currently expanding its operations to meet the dramatic increase in the demand for ethanol in the biofuel industry.


"Brock is a complement to our diverse customer base, and we are pleased to have been selected as a vendor," says Larry McNew, sales manager. "We have made a conscious decision to embrace the renewable energy movement, and the parts we're manufacturing for Brock are the first fruits of this initiative."

Ethanol—an alternative renewable fuel source—is being produced at all time highs in the U.S., with over 139 biorefineries in operation as of January 2008. With a benefit of reducing greenhouse emissions, ethanol is also helping the U.S. break free of its reliance on oil imports.

About Brock
Founded in 1957, Brock is a leading global provider of grain systems and offers a comprehensive line of grain storage, handling, conditioning, and drying systems to the grain production industry around the world. Brock has served the ethanol industry specifically for nearly 10 years. Brock Grain Systems is a part of the CTB, Inc. family of companies.

About Estes Design and Manufacturing
Estes Design and Manufacturing is one of the leading full-service precision sheet metal fabricators in the Midwest. For over 30 years, this family owned and operated company has delivered rapid response manufacturing—from conceptual design, to prototypes, to full production. Estes serves a broad range of products and industry applications, including medical equipment, appliance, renewable energy, HVAC, and office furniture manufacturing.

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Contact: Larry McNew, Sales Manager, 317-899-2203

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