Ceramic Protection Corporation - Corporation Announces

Appointment of Chief Operating Officer 
Symbol: CEP 
Exchange: TSX 
CALGARY, June 19 /CNW/ -Ceramic Protection Corporation ("CPC" or "the 
Corporation"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of advanced ballistic 
protective products, today announced that Douglas K. Stafford has been promoted 
to Chief Operating Officer for the Corporation. 
Doug Stafford brings 30 years of experience across three manufacturing 
industries and a broad range of business acumen that includes leadership roles 
in the functional areas of Sales, Marketing, Dealer Development, Operations, 
International Business, Strategic Planning and General Management. Prior to 
joining Protective Products International, Doug was the Vice President of 
Resource America, a $200 million division of Interface Inc. In this role, he 
had General Management and P&L responsibility for twelve business units, 
strategically positioned throughout the USA. Prior to Interface, Doug was 
Managing Director and CEO of Steelcase United Kingdom, a $100 million 
subsidiary of Steelcase, Inc. In this role, he had general management and P&L 
responsibility for a stand-alone business unit that distributed products 
throughout Europe. Doug holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from 
Pepperdine University and is a seasoned business leader with a proven track 
record of creating and executing successful growth strategies. 
"The hallmark of Doug's corporate management career has been operational 
excellence. He brings exceptional leadership credentials and a proven track 
record of success that will assist the Corporation in meeting and exceeding our 
shareholders' and customers' expectations. Doug is a distinguished addition to 
the corporate management team and will be of tremendous value as we continue to 
expand and grow our business," stated Mr. Stephen Giordanella, Chief Executive 
Officer. 
Business of the Corporation 
Ceramic Protection Corporation, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with 
offices in Newark, Delaware and Sunrise, Florida, USA, is a certified 
manufacturer and distributor of advanced materials for use in the ballistic 
protection marketplace. The Corporation manufactures a wide range of products 
used to provide protection for personnel and vehicles, including a wide range 
of ceramic armour products and multiple composite-based products. In 
conjunction with its wholly owned subsidiary Ceramic Protection Corporation of 
America of Newark, Delaware, the Corporation also manufactures a wide range of 
boron carbide, silicon carbide and polyethylene products for use in personnel 
armour systems. PPI of Sunrise, Florida, manufactures a growing range of soft 
armour products for the law enforcement and military markets. 
Forward Looking Statements 
This release may contain forward looking statements including expectations of 
future sales, cash flow, and earnings. These statements are based on current 
expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause 
actual results to differ from those anticipated. These risks include, but are 
not limited to, uncertainties associated with the defense industry, commodity 
prices, exchange rate fluctuations, and risks resulting from potential delays, 
appeals or changes related to government orders in the defense sector. 
The Corporation depends on reliable supplies of high quality source materials 
used in the manufacturing of armour products, including aramid fabrics and 
polyethylene materials, and works actively with key suppliers to ensure that 
requirements and demands for these materials are anticipated and properly met. 
The foregoing is not exhaustive and other risks are detailed from time to time 
in other disclosure filings of the Corporation. 
Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should 
stated assumptions underlying the forward looking statements prove incorrect, 
actual results may vary materially from those described herein as anticipated, 
believed, estimated or expected. The reader is also referred to other 
uncertainties and risks discussed in detail in the MD&A section of the 
Corporation's December 31, 2006 Annual Report dated March 20, 2007 and also the 
Corporation's Annual Information Form. 
In light of certain sensitive aspects in regard to customers and products, the 
Corporation may choose not to disclose all information related to the 
purchasers of its products, such as government agencies, countries or other end-users. Armour products destined for export which are manufactured in Canada 
must first be approved by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and 
International Trade. Products manufactured for export in the United States must 
be approved for export by the appropriate government agencies. Other armour 
sales may be made to recognized domestic agencies such as the military and 
those involved in local, provincial, or national law enforcement and homeland 
security matters. 


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    Mr. Steve Giordanella                Mr. Larry Moeller
    Chief Executive Officer              Chairman
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For further information: Investor Relations: Analyst and investor relations 
calls should be addressed to Ms. Grimie Villarreal, Corporate Investor 
Relations, at (954) 846-8222. Interested parties are also referred to the 
Corporation's website www.cerpro.com for further information about the 
Corporation, its products and other recent announcements

CO: Ceramic Protection Corporation
ST: Alberta
NI: 2575 WNEWS
-0- Jun/19/2007 16:12 GMT


 
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