Argotec Promotes Wilby & Filler

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEARGOTEC PROMOTES WILBY TO CHAIRMAN & CEO,FILLER TO PRESIDENT & COOGREENFIELD, MA USA OCTOBER 31, 2011 — Argotec, Inc. co-founders Dick Barnes and Steve Wolkenbreit today announced the promotion of Bruce Wilby to chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the corporation.

Mr. Wilby served previously as president and CEO.

In addition, J. Nicholas Filler has been promoted to president and chief operating officer.  He has served as COO since 2007.

The co-founders noted in their announcement that, since they are no longer involved in the daily operations of the company, this new alignment allows for full-time representation in these two critically important positions and will provide the leadership to ensure that Argotec continues its record of steady growth far into the future.

Both Mr. Barnes and Mr. Wolkenbreit will remain on the board of directors and stay involved in the company's long term strategic planning.

About Argotec, Inc.

Argotec is a privately held manufacturer of high-performance polyurethane optical interlayer films and edge protection products used worldwide in the laminated glass industry.  The company also provides TPU film & sheet to OEMs as well as plastics converters and fabricators, textile laminators, and adhesive coaters serving the international automotive, paint and surface protection, medical, textile, graphics and specialty film markets.

Further information may be obtained by calling (413)772-2564, faxing (413)772-2565, e-mailing, or visiting the Argotec website:

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