CTI Industries Corporation Receives Housewares Executive Innovation Gold Award in Vacuum Sealer Category

CTI Industries Corporation Receives Housewares Executive Innovation Gold Award 
in Vacuum Sealer Category 
LAKE BARRINGTON, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/27/13 --  CTI Industries
Corporation (NASDAQ: CTIB), a manufacturer and marketer of vacuum
sealing systems, foil balloons, latex balloons, printed and laminated
films, has been awarded the Housewares Executive prestigious 2013
Innovation Gold Award in the Vacuum Sealers category. According to
Housewares Executive, an industry publication, leading retailers were
asked to name suppliers that have brought noteworthy innovations to
the Vacuum Sealer category and CTI Industries was among those
mentioned for the Ziploc(R) Brand Vacuum Sealer System. The award
winners were chosen by Housewares Executive's research staff. The
Ziploc(R) Brand Vacuum Sealer System as the top performer in its
category was lauded for its "... One-Touch vacuum and instant seal
buttons, a Pulse button for delicate baked goods, and an easy clean
vacuum chamber... the powerful motor is strong enough to crush cans." 
The roll-out of the Ziploc(R) Brand vacuum sealing line of vacuum
sealing machines, pouches and rolls is continuing and is now offered
in approximately 6,000 retail outlets, including several major
The Ziploc(R) Brand Vacuum Sealer System is manufactured and
distributed by CTI under license from SC Johnson. 
CTI Industries is one of the leading manufacturers and marketers of
foil and latex balloons, develops, produces and markets vacuum
sealing systems for household use and produces laminated and printed
films for commercial uses. CTI markets its products throughout the
United States and in a number of other countries. 
This press release may contain "forward-looking" statements within
the meaning of Section 17A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of
the Securities Exchange Act. These forward-looking statements may
include, but are not limited to, statement containing works such as
"may," "should," "could," "would," "expect," "plan," "goal,"
"anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential,"
"continue," or similar expressions. Actual results could differ
materially from those projected or implied in the forward-looking
statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties,
including (i) t
he risks of generating and maintaining sales in a
highly competitive market, (ii) the ability of the Company to enter
into or maintain contracts or relationships with customers,
distributors, licensors and suppliers, (iii) manufacturing risks, as
well as other risks and uncertainties reported by the Company in its
public filings, with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
including its Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on
Form 10Q. 
Stephen M. Merrick
(847) 382-1000 
Investor Relations
(847) 620-1330 
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