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Euro Cell Phone Order: APTI

This article submitted by Air Packaging Technologies Inc. on 10/040.

Major European Design Firm Chooses Air BoxTM to Launch New Cell Phone in Retail Campaign

“This order confirms the dynamic potential of the Air Box in the international retail packaging market,” says CEO, Donald M. Ochacher

Valencia, California, USA, October 04, 2000/PR Newswire/ -- Air Packaging Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: AIRP), award-winning innovator in patented inflatable packaging, today announced a major new retail packaging order from Brandescom of Lisbon, Portugal, a subsidiary of Novodesign, the largest design consulting company in Portugal and one of the largest in Europe. The Air Box has been chosen by Brandescom to launch a new cell phone program for Telescel, a mobile phone operator owned by Vodaphone Air Touch. The initial order is for 150,000 Air Boxes and, depending upon the success of the cell phone program, may increase substantially.

Donald Ochacher. CEO and President of Air Packaging Technologies stated: “This is another retail packaging order secured as part of our new broader sales strategy and demonstrates the unique appeal of the Air Box in the retail packaging market. Our latest customer chose the Air Box because it was considered ‘Smart Packaging’ - an ideal package in which to launch a high-technology product to a youth-oriented market. We are confident that this order will lead to substantial new orders in the design-oriented European retail packaging market. The wide exposure which the Air Box will receive should also lead to additional business in other packaging markets.”

Air Packaging Technologies Inc. is an award-winning developer and manufacturer of inflatable protective, promotional and retail packaging. Its goal is to position the Company’s patented products as 21st century alternatives to conventional packaging such as bubble wrap, foam and polystyrene peanuts. A rotating visual demonstration of the Company’s products can be viewed by clicking on the following hypertext link:

Recent clients of Air Packaging Technologies Inc. include Motorola, Redken, Photronics, Dolce & Gabbana, Breitling, Chivas Regal, Nordstrom’s, Skin Market, Ha-Lo Industries, Novodesign, MTV Networks, and Vasp Brazilian Airlines. Air Packaging Technologies Inc. has been recognized by the World Packaging Organization, Ameristar, Westpack, the Flexible Packaging Association and Packaging Magazine in categories covering commercial and industrial, shipping, process, electronics, innovative design and environmentally responsive packaging.

Further information on Air Packaging Technologies Inc., as well as visual demonstrations and technical specifications of its packaging solutions are available online at, or directly from the Company, as listed below.

The foregoing information contains certain forward-looking statements that anticipate future trends or events. These statements are based on certain assumptions that may prove to be erroneous and are subject to certain risks including but not limited to the uncertainties of the Company's new product introductions, the risks of increased competition and technological change in the Company's industry and other risks detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Accordingly, actual results may differ, possibly materially, from the predictions contained herein.

Contacts: Donald M. Ochacher Air Packaging Technologies Inc. 25620 Rye Canyon Road Valencia, CA 91355

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