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October 9, 2003 - EverKote(TM) consists of 4 in. x 4 in. x 8 ft posts of structural foam plastic bonded directly to wood core. They can be cut, drilled, and assembled like wood but have dimensional stability of plastic. Posts feature smooth surface and rounded edges that will not splinter, making them suited for child-oriented products and outdoor building material. Molded in fade-resistant colors, EverKote can be ordered pre-cut and pre-drilled with molded-in bosses and sealants.

Buckhorn Corp.

55-W Technecenter Dr., Milford, OH, 45150 9778, USA

Original Press Release

Buckhorn Custom Moulding Introduces EverKote(TM)-A Revolution In Wood & Plastic

Press release date: September 30, 2003

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2003 - Buckhom Custom Molding, a division of Buckhorn Inc has developed EverKote(TM) - a colorful, durable new product to improve the performance, safety, and appearance of children's playsets, fences, decks, docks, and more. Buckhorn Custom Molding created EverKote using a patented process that bonds structural foam plastic directly with the wood. The result is a rot- and insect-resistant product that can be cut, drilled, and easily assembled like wood, but has the dimensional stability and easy maintenance of plastic.

Buckhorn's new manufacturing process molds 4" x 4" x 8' posts of heavy-duty structural foam plastic with an engineered wood core, creating a stronger, more durable post that resists warping, moisture, and pests. EverKote posts feature a smooth surface and rounded edges that will not splinter, making them ideal for child-oriented products, outdoor building material, or other products where safety and durability is a concern. Molded in a variety of fade-resistant colors, EverKote can be ordered pre-cut, and pre-drilled with molded-in bosses and sealants for ease of installation. EverKote posts are featured in Backyard Escapes Playcenters(TM) by Hedstrom which are sold through Toys "R" Us and Wal-Mart retail stores.

Buckhorn Custom Molding, a division of Buckhorn Inc., is a full-service provider of turn-key custom molding solutions. Buckhorn Custom Molding specializes in providing a wide range of services from design and prototyping to testing and secondary operations, manufacturing material handling products and custom molding unrelated products. Buckhorn Inc. is a Myers Industries company (NYSE:MYE).

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