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Ergon, Inc., Announces Acquisition of Innovative Adhesives Company

Mon., Jul 30, 2007

Jackson (MS) … Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc., announces the recent acquisition of Innovative Adhesives Company, a leading manufacturer of specialty asphalt coatings and adhesives, located in Kansas City, KS.

Ergon – which currently markets asphalt coatings through Ergon Technical Coatings and also owns the majority share of Lion Oil Refining Company and Lion Oil Protective Coatings, a major supplier of asphalt coatings – delivers paving-grade asphalt, high-performance asphalt and emulsion products to suppliers across the United States.

As highway construction and maintenance projects increase worldwide, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc., leads the industry with breakthrough product development and expansive manufacturing facilities. Due to their environmental compatibility, emulsions are emerging as the products of choice for pavement maintenance, roofing and specialty industrial applications.

In recent years, Ergon’s research and development team has created asphalt and emulsion products that are safer to work with, better for the environment and improve driving conditions. With plants located coast-to-coast, Ergon’s expanding facilities allow the company to capitalize on this inventive thinking – offering more customers more products with more benefits.

Ergon, Inc. is privately held, and operates under six primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Asphalt & Emulsions, Transportation & Terminaling, Oil and Gas, Embedded Computing and Real Estate. Ergon owns and operates three petroleum refineries located in Mississippi, Arkansas and West Virginia, producing gasoline, low sulfur diesel, lubricant and process base oils, asphalts and other specialty products.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

ERGON, INC.:
Jim Temple
Director of Communications
601-933-3000
jim.temple@ergon.com