Eden Prairie, Minnesota – Ebatco and WSI entered into an authorized agency agreement for the twelve Mid-West States of the USA consisting of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The agreement was signed by Dr. Dehua Yang, the Founder and President of Ebatco and Mr. Richard Wenman, the President of WSI on July 1st, 2009. Dr. Yang said “The agreement between WSI and ourselves was an easy decision for Ebatco to make as the Porometer product line fits well with our existing product range. We expect that our customer’s needs in characterizing nano/micro sized pores will be fulfilled with WSI’s technologically advanced porometers. The customers will enjoy and benefit from the outstanding price, performance and functionality of instruments as well as our satisfaction-guaranteed support. Mr. Richard Wenman commented, “The Mid-West is an important market for WSI. Ebatco has the capability, experience and market knowledge needed to be effective in representing the WSI Porometer range and we look forward to a mutually satisfying relationship that brings both company success.” He further added that “As part of the agreement WSI and Ebatco have agreed to cooperate to establish a demonstration and sample testing facility at Ebatco’s Eden Prairie facility.” More information about WSI can be viewed at www.wsi-corp.com.