American Pallet Leasing Introduces Revolutionary Pallet Cleansing Product

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2005--American Pallet Leasing, Inc. (OTCBB:APLS), a vertically integrated manufacturer and logistical supplier of pallets, announced today that it has received the exclusive rights to market a new wood pallet cleansing product that will revolutionize the manufacture of wood pallets in the United States. The new product employs advanced colloidal chemistry and nanotechnology to destroy, and prevent the recurrence of wood boring pests, mold and mildew that can occur in wood pallets. The environmentally-safe product has been approved for this use by the USDA and complies with the federal regulation requiring all wood pallets to be treated, during manufacturing, for such problems. Previously, the only effective method had been heat treating, which takes 3 hours and costs more than $1.00 per pallet. APL's cleansing product requires about five minutes.

APL's Chief Executive Officer, Timothy R. Bumgarner, commented that APL will treat all the wood pallets it makes with the new product, and will sell it exclusively to other pallet makers across the industry. "Our product eliminates the manufacturing bottleneck created by time consuming heat treating. Once a dipping line is established, pallets could come off at a rate of one per second. The benefits are obvious; more pallets sold, and a much improved bottom line for any of the companies using our product. We expect this to become another good revenue producer for APL," Mr. Bumgarner said.

About American Pallet Leasing Inc.

APL is a vertically integrated manufacturer and logistical supplier of pallets. The Company is engaged in an acquisition roll-up of strategically located wood pallet manufacturers and saw (lumber) mills. Management's goal is to create a "Closed Loop Distribution System" by transforming the $1.6 billion-per-year pallet business from a commodity industry into a logistics management enterprise that will supply and manage the pallet requirements of manufacturers and distributors. APL currently owns one saw mill and intends to acquire others as an efficient means of sourcing lumber for its wood pallet manufacturing operations. APL also holds patents on proprietary galvanized steel pallets and intends to begin manufacturing them upon receipt of additional capital. So far, all of APL's revenue has come from its sawmill operations, but the Company currently is negotiating management and logistics contracts to supply and manage the customers' complete pallet needs.

Disclosure Statement

The statements contained in this press release that are not historical are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), including statements, without limitation, regarding our expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies regarding the future. APL's intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe-harbor provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relate to, among other things: (1) APL's' expected revenue and earnings growth; and (2) estimates regarding the size of target markets. These statements are qualified by important factors that could cause APL's actual results to differ materially from those reflected by the forward-looking statements. Such factors include but are not limited to: (1) APL's ability to obtain development financing as and when needed, (2) APL's ability to generate and sustain profitable operations; (3) the market's acceptance of APL's products and services; (4) significant competition from other pallet manufacturers and suppliers, and (5) APL's ability to protect its intellectual property. These statements, and other forward-looking statements, are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties as more fully described in the company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


American Pallet Leasing Inc.
Timothy R. Bumgarner or Byron Hudson, 864-936-7000
EPOCH Financial Group
James Kautz or Todd Atenhan, 888-917-5105

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