JD Norman acquires the Brooklyn, Ohio stamping plant of Plastech Engineered Products, Inc.

News Release

JD Norman Industries, Inc.
10435 Argonne Woods Drive
Woodridge, Illinois 60517

Carol Bouma
(630) 458-3705

July 18, 2008

Addison, Illinois - Diversified manufacturer JD Norman Industries, Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Brooklyn, Ohio stamping plant of Plastech Engineered Products, Inc.  The Brooklyn, Ohio facility manufactures metal components and assemblies for industrial and automotive customers.

The acquisition will add to JD Norman’s existing stamping capabilities in the Midwest and will allow for increased scale in its operation.  The addition of the Ohio operation is a continuation of JD Norman’s strategy of a diversified product mix, integrated business units, and geographic reach.  The Ohio manufacturing facility will be operated under JD Norman’s existing portfolio of plants.

For more information on JD Norman, please visit www.jdnorman.com.

About JD Norman Industries, Inc.
JD Norman Industries, Inc. is a diversified manufacture of metal components and systems with operations in the United States and Mexico.  JD Norman is a leader in the manufacturing of stampings, wire forms, machined components, coiled springs and value-added assemblies.