NEWS

Jim Moran joins Trio Pines as Vice President of Business Development.

Trio Pines® Casters announces the appointment
of Jim Moran to the new position of Vice President of Business Development, effective
December 1, 2006.


Jim will handle both the expansion of the Trio Pines Distributor Network in the North East U.S., as well as the development of major account sales nationwide. With 30 years experience, Jim built a highly respected reputation as a sales professional in his role as Vice President of Sales at Jarvis Caster Corp.


"With Jim Moran joining Trio Pines, we are moving to the next level of success as a company," said Scott Mortenson, Senior Vice President. "He is the third sales specialist we have added in 2006, and with the addition of many new products scheduled for 2007, we now view our position in the competitive caster market as one of the few companies realizing major growth."

Jim will work from his office in Massachusetts and can be reached by email at
jim@triopines.com, and by phone at 413-568-1887.

About Trio Pines: Incorporated in 1971, Trio Pines U.S.A. Inc. is one of the best-known and successful caster and wheel manufacturers in the world, featuring over 35,000 caster products through its extensive Distributor Network in North, South and Central America, and offering off-the-shelf products as well as custom-designed casters for both innovative start-up manufacturers and Fortune 500 companies alike.


Trio Pines has corporate headquarters located at 16233 Heron Avenue, La Mirada, California, and offices and warehouses in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, and Dallas, Texas, with sales offices in Springfield, Massachusetts, Tampa, Florida, and Houston, Texas. Trio Pines manufacturing plants include facilities in Inchon, South Korea and Shanghai, China. More information can be found at the company's web site, TrioPines.com.


Contact: Scott Mortenson
Trio Pines Casters
Tel: (714) 523-5800
Toll-Free: (800) 468-6987
scott@triopines.com