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I am a retired US Government analyst, currently residing in Germany. I am also a shareholder in the company called Integral Technologies (OTCBB: ITKG), and have a desire to enlighten and share its great and still emerging story. I am well read, focused and appreciate challenging interactions which spark creativity and develop enlightenment. That is why I created the ElectriPlast Blog, and the reason I am here.

February 20, 2010

ElectriPlast: Interest Continues to Build...



By: PRNewswire,
February 17, 2010

MDB Capital Group Announces 'Best and Brightest' List of Qualifying Companies for 1st Annual Bright Lights Conference in San Francisco

Bright Lights Conference Will Showcase 50 of the Most Innovative U.S. Small Cap Companies with Disruptive Intellectual Property in San Francisco on May 10 - 12, 2010

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MDB Capital Group LLC announces its "Best and Brightest" list of 160 innovation leaders for the 1st Annual Bright Lights Conference to be held on May 10 - 12, 2010 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Institutional investors from several countries, as well as IP thought leaders, will be in attendance for the first public company conference to focus exclusively on companies with disruptive and market changing IP.

The Bright Lights Conference will showcase the untold IP stories of 50 public companies ranking in the 90th percentile for technology leadership from over 1,600 small cap companies with U.S. patents granted, as rated by PatentVest, MDB's proprietary IP business intelligence database. In addition to company presentations and one-on-one investor meetings, MDB will provide insightful IP analysis and objective data regarding the "Best and Brightest" companies presenting during this exclusive, invitation-only event.

The Bright Lights Conference underscores MDB's commitment to advancing the financial market's understanding of the hidden value of intellectual property assets and future technologic leadership. More than 1,600 small cap companies were scored, ranked and analyzed on the basis of their rate of innovative change; as well as the novelty, quality and industry impact of their patents. Back-tested IP and financial data will be presented for the first time to indicate the selection of companies on the basis of these IP metrics is correlated to benchmarked financial performance.

MDB Capital Group LLC is an institutional research and investment banking firm that focuses exclusively on companies that possess market changing, disruptive intellectual property.


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Press Release Source: MDB Capital Group LLC On Wednesday February 17, 2010, 11:07 am EST

February 04, 2010

ElectriPlast: Green Machines, Electric Cars and ElectriPlast



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By Vince S. ElectriPlast Blog Editor

“Electric is the big deal this year,” said a planner of one 2010 auto show.

Those “Green Machines”

During the past decade, fuel prices reached record levels as did concerns about the availability of oil. Also, global warming fears and the environmental impact of the internal combustion engine combined to make it a decade to remember for manufacturers and consumers. And whether you accept or reject the dialogue about global warming and climate change, they, too, were burning issues during the first decade of the 21st century. In the US, a bad economy combined with years of poor planning caused an upheaval in the Big Three. When the dust settled, Ford was the only auto company strong enough to continue without a handout from Uncle Sam.

Against this backdrop, it is no surprise that the global automobile industry opened this decade with an impressive array of alternative fuel vehicles, more than it had ever fielded before. These “green machines” were rolled out in increasing numbers to the delight of concerned consumers who are looking for innovation, better mileage, relief from high fuel prices and less impact on the environment. Green machines or alternative fuel vehicles are generally those powered by electricity, an electric-gas combination, Ethanol, natural gas, or biodiesel.

After years of development in secrecy, car manufacturers are unwrapping and displaying their alternative fuel vehicles to audiences eager to be weaned from the 100-plus year-old internal combustion engine. Indeed, conference and expo centers in major cities around the globe and stateside in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Philadelphia, New York, Seattle and Washington among others, displayed more green machines with higher fuel efficiency and lighter materials than ever before. Some industry analysts argued that the dramatic shift to alternative fueled vehicles is a risky move for an industry still in recovery mode after years of turmoil and declining sales. But is it?

Electric Cars

To be sure, there are price, range, reliability and safety issues, all hurdles that must be overcome before mass production begins, but virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world has an entry for the green machine category. Domestically, Ford has the Fusion Hybrid, which gets 47mph in electric mode, and the Focus EV, which they plan to have on the road in 2011. Upping the ante, Ford also announced plans for a new hybrid plug-in. By 2020, Ford estimates that it will have up to two million Fords with electric drive systems and advanced battery packs on the road. General Motors, anxious to prove to Uncle Sam that the bailout funds they received were put to good use, plans to introduce the Chevrolet Volt, an electric car with a gas-assist to increase the battery range. Also, GM has other EVs on the drawing board. Chrysler’s EV entry is the Fiat 500. BMW, Nissan (and parent) Renault, Toyota, VW, and many others have alternative fuel vehicles in the queue to satisfy growing interest and future demands. In fact, it was reported that the oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffet, recently made a sizeable investment in the BYD, a Chinese electric car company.

Electric vehicles aren’t strangers to American roads, having been introduced here in 1895. Initially as popular as the cantankerous hand-cranked gas-fired vehicle, the EV became a sidebar to the automobile story when, among other conveniences, the electric starter was invented--no more hand-cranking and cussing, Uncle Bob--and Henry Ford’s new assembly line produced so many gas burners that the price was well within reach of John Q. Driver, who took to the roads in droves. Periodically, an EV would roll down the road, capturing the imagination of bygone years, but, for the most part, Detroit and consumers were preoccupied with gas burners. Recently, the need for cleaner technologies became more apparent and while electricity was an easy answer, the biggest hurdle for the EV has always been the battery. Numerous companies are working on batteries to fix that problem. Once solved, the greedy gas slurpers’ low-mileage-high-greenhouse-emission days will be numbered. Even if oil becomes cheap again, battery-powered electric vehicles are still the way to go for all of the above reasons. So, electric cars are the “big deal,” as our opening quote states.

Enter ElectriPlast

If electric cars, powered by battery packs are the wave of the future, then one of the solutions being offered to fix that vexing battery problem is ElectriPlast. In the 17 December 2009 statement on our commercialization progress, Integral’s CEO stated that we are working with “one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world” to replace lead fins with ElectriPlast molded battery plates. According to one major manufacturer, electric cars will create a market so huge that no one company will be able to satisfy the demand for batteries. That’s good news for battery companies, but better news for ElectriPlast because there is no competition for our highly conductive recipe. Integral fully intends to become a top supplier for EV batteries, battery cables, wire harnesses, and other electrical requirements.

For the past three years, Integral claimed to have positive ElectriPlast test results, but it was not until this month that results were finally published. EB believes that it was no fluke that those results surfaced after the appointment of Mo Zeidan. Moreover, we believe that Mo hit the “reset button” when he saw the original set of test results and requested that the retesting focus on the specific product areas mentioned in the December press release. Those results and the hundreds of companies who responded to them have been very encouraging. So, can contracts be far behind?

Stay tuned as this exciting story continues to unfold.