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CRAiLAR revises production start date at Pamplico facility
Dec '12
CRAiLAR Technologies Inc., which produces and markets CRAiLAR, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, has revised its estimated production start date at its new Pamplico, S.C. facility from Friday, December 28 to a targeted timeframe of mid January.

The delay has been attributed to safety and compliance within the water and fire protection systems in the building. Additional customization to communications equipment is also being worked on in order to safely operate the production line. The Company continues to work with the facility engineers onsite to ensure maximum safety and efficiency in the newly installed production line, which was commissioned mid-December.

"While we targeted a start-date prior to the end of the year, we will not compromise the safety of our team, the investment to-date or quality of product in order to meet a date that we set internally as a goal," said Ken Barker, CEO of CRAiLAR Technologies. "Our on-site activities continue in earnest, we are targeting mid January and will provide an update when appropriate."

About CRAiLAR Technologies Inc.

CRAiLAR Technologies Inc., previously Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc., offers cost-effective and environmentally sustainable natural fiber in the form of flax, hemp and other bast fibers for use in textile, industrial, energy, medical and composite material applications.

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