Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. Reports Key Sales Records -- Third Quarter and Nine Months: All-Time Record Sales Third Quarter, All-Time

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. Reports Key Sales Records -- Third Quarter and Nine 
Months: All-Time Record Sales Third Quarter, All-Time Record
Sales Year to Date 
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13 --  Ocean Bio-Chem,
Inc. (NASDAQ: OBCI), a leading manufacturer and distributor of
appearance, performance, and maintenance products serving the marine,
automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle and outdoor power
equipment markets, announced today third quarter 2013 sales of
approximately $10.5 million and sales for the nine months ended
September 30, 2013 of $24.9 million, both record amounts for the
Greg Dornau, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing,
commented: "The sales growth in the third quarter was led by
continuing increased sales of our fuel additive, StarTron(R), in our
automotive, power sports and outdoor power equipment sectors. In
addition we achieved double digit sales growth of our newer MDG Mold
Odor Control System products." 
"In the third quarter we also achieved comparative sales growth in
our core marine markets, as the boating season was extended in
certain areas of the country. Also, as parts of the Midwest of the
United States turned colder the Company benefited from increased
sales of our winterizing products including antifreeze in the third
quarter," Greg Dornau explained. 
Peter Dornau, President & CEO, also commented: "We are especially
pleased with our third quarter and nine month sales records. These
records were accomplished despite the continuing sluggish US
"The ability of the Company to continue to increase sales in this
slow growth economy is an indication that our increased expenditures
in sales, marketing and advertising campaigns are positively
affecting our sales growth. As part of our strategic plan we are
gaining market share and expanding our business channels, laying the
groundwork for a successful future," Mr. Peter Dornau concluded.  
About Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.:
 Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. is principally
engaged in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of a broad
line of appearance and maintenance products for boats, recreational
vehicles, automobiles, power sports, outdoor power equipment and
motorcycle markets under the Star brite(R), StarTron(R) and other
trademarks within the United States of America and Canada. In
addition, the Company produces private label formulations of many of
its products for various customers and provides custom blending and
packaging services for these and other products. It manufactures its
products in a 300,000 s.f facility in Montgomery, Alabama, from which
they are distributed across the globe. 
The Company trades publicly under NASDAQ Capital Markets, Ticker
Symbol: OBCI.  
The Company's web sites are:
www.Starbrite.com, www.Startron.com and www.nos-guard.com  
Forward-looking Statements: 
 Certain statements contained in this
Press Release including without limitation expectations as to future
sales and operating results, constitute forward-looking statements.
For this purpose, any statements contained in this report that are
not statements of historical fact may be deemed forward-looking
statements. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, words
such as "believe," "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "intend,"
"could" including the negative or other variations thereof or
comparable terminology are intended to identify forward-looking
statements. These statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results,
performance or achievements to be materially different from any
future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by
such forward-looking statements. Factors that may affect these
results include, but are not limited to, the highly competitive
nature of our industry, reliance on certain key customers, changes in
consumer demand for marine, recreational vehicle and automotive
products, advertising and promotional efforts, exposure to market
risks for changes in interest rates and in foreign exchange rates,
and other factors.  
Peter Dornau
President & CEO
Jeff Barocas
Vice President & CFO
Paul Knopick
E & E Communications
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