Raven Industries Announces VaporBlock(R) Spec3 Showcase at World of Concrete(R)

Raven Industries Announces VaporBlock(R) Spec3 Showcase at World of

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raven Industries
Engineered Films Division (Nasdaq:RAVN) announces the VaporBlock® Spec3
Showcase, a select under-concrete-slab barrier series. The Spec3 Showcase
contains three major categories with key products for superior gas and
moisture protection. The showcase includes signature VaporBlock® 15 mil with
enhanced low-permeability, eco-friendly VaporBlock® G™ with recycled
post-consumer content, and advanced VaporBlock® Plus™ providing the latest in
gas barrier technology. The official VaporBlock Spec3 Showcase product launch
is February 5-8 in conjunction with the World of Concrete® show in Las Vegas,
NV at the Raven booth #S12510. All VaporBlock Spec3 Showcase products exceed
Class "A" standards and include independent supporting test data as required
under ASTM E1745-11.

Category: Moisture-Vapor | VaporBlock 15 mil underslab vapor barrier is
co-extruded with state-of-the-art premium resins designed to achieve an
impressive 0.0076 perms after conditioning, far exceeding the required ASTM
E1745-11 for under-concrete-slab barriers, providing a high performance
barrier with virtually zero-permeability and industry leading puncture
resistance for commercial grade installations.

Category: Recycled-LEED | VaporBlock G 15 mil is an innovative green
alternative vapor barrier; co-extruded with premium resins in the outer layers
and post-consumer recycled content in the core. VaporBlock G is the first
vapor barrier on the market to exceed ASTM E1745-11 Class A standards, and
qualify for additional LEED project credit with recycled content.

Category: Gas & Moisture | VaporBlock Plus is an impressive 7-layer underslab
gas and moisture barrier incorporating cutting-edge barrier technology to
prevent harmful methane, radon, and dangerous VOCs from migrating through
concrete slabs into occupied structures.

"We designed this showcase to represent our commitment in advancing vapor and
gas barrier technology for the construction industry, and at the same time
reducing confusion in product selection by aligning key products into three
major categories to easily meet project requirements," states Tom Stoebner,
market development manager for Raven Industries Engineered Films Division.

Raven Industries is a manufacturing company fully committed to developing
innovative construction materials by engineering sustainable and value-added
products to conform to the latest building practices. The Raven development
team is readily available to discuss any product opportunity; please contact
us for more information, or visit the Raven Engineered Films website at

About Engineered Films Division: Raven Industries' Engineered Films Division
has established a well-known reputation for manufacturing and supplying high
performance flexible films and sheeting to major markets throughout the United
States and abroad. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and proven
product expertise allows them to offer the most innovative and targeted
product solutions in the industry. Find out more about Raven Engineered Films
at www.ravenefd.com, or visit them on Twitter or Facebook. ISO 9001:2008
Certified Management System.

Raven Engineered Films Division Brands: Marketing products under the Rufco^®,
DuraSkrim^®, VaporBlock^®, VaporBlock^® Plus™, VaporBlock® G™, Canvex^®,
FeedFresh™, FeedPro™, FeedPro-G™, VaporSafe^®, GrainMax™, SoilSeal™, Absolute
Barrier™ brands.

About Raven Industries, Inc: Since 1956, Raven Industries has designed and
manufactured high quality, high-value technical products. Raven is publicly
traded on NASDAQ (RAVN) and has earned an international reputation for
innovation, product quality, high performance, and unmatched service. Raven's
purpose is to solve great challenges in areas of safety, feeding the world,
energy independence, and resource preservation. To realize this purpose, we
utilize our strengths in engineering, manufacturing, and technological
innovation to serve the precision agriculture, high performance specialty
films, aerospace, and electronic manufacturing services markets. Visit
www.RavenInd.com for more information.

CONTACT: Cheryl Butler, Marketing Materials Manager
         Raven Industries, Inc. - Engineered Films Division
         Ph.: 605-335-0174, Fax: 605-331-0333
         Email: cheryl.butler@ravenind.com
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