August 24, 2006
International Barrier Technology – Featured on CNBC’s “Business and Beyond”
Airing at 6:30 a.m. Eastern Saturday, August 26, 2006 on CNBC
WATKINS, MN & VANCOUVER, BC, - August 24, 2006 - International Barrier Technology Inc. (“Barrier”) (IBTGF: OTCBB; IBH: TSXV), a manufacturer of proprietary fire resistant building materials, is pleased to report the company’s national appearance on CNBC’s “Business and Beyond”, hosted by James Brown. The national airing on CNBC is scheduled for Saturday, August 26, 2006 at 6:30 a.m. Eastern.
“Business and Beyond” selects and features products providing innovative solutions to the business and industrial sector. “International Barrier Technology and its key product, Blazeguard® Fire-Rated Sheathing, were selected as a product revolutionizing the construction industry,” states Melissa McElwee, Barrier’s Manager of Investor Relations. “The segment captures the remarkable effectiveness of Blazeguard through a demonstration held at the Florida State Fire College. Two structures were constructed: one with standard, unprotected Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and one constructed with OSB treated with Blazeguard. The results speak for themselves.”
The segment is also available on International Barrier Technology’s website, www.intlbarrier.com, under News, Events.
About International Barrier Technology Inc.
International Barrier Technology Inc. (OTCBB: IBTGF; TSXV: IBH) develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary fire resistant building materials branded as Blazeguard®. Barrier's award-winning Blazeguard wood panels use a patented, non-toxic, non-combustible coating with an extraordinary capability: it releases water in the heat of fire. The panels exceed "model" building code requirements in every targeted fire test and application, and are unique in combining properties that increase panel strength and minimize environmental and human impact. Blazeguard provides Barrier's customers a premium material choice meeting an increasingly challenging combination of requirements in residential and commercial building construction. Blazeguard customers include already include many of the top multifamily homebuilders, and commercial modular building manufacturers, in the United States.
INTERNATIONAL BARRIER TECHNOLOGY INC.
Michael D. Huddy
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Melissa McElwee, Investor Relations Manager
International Barrier Technology
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