Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc. Acquires the Assets of Superior Environmental Products, Inc.

Jackson, MS – Ergon Asphalt & Emulsion, Inc., an Ergon, Inc. company, announced today the acquisition of Superior Environmental Products, Inc. Effective December 28, 2007 Superior Environmental Products, Inc. (SEP), will become Ergon Technical Coatings.

The name of the company is changing, but the Novocoat product line and exceptional customer service will remain. SEP is expected to build on its history of product innovation, excellent customer service and attention to detail.

“We at Ergon Technical Coatings look forward to working as closely with SEP and its customers in the future as we have in the past. We appreciate your past business and look forward to working with you in the future,"” said Patrick Nation, Vice President of Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc.

About Ergon Technical Coatings, Inc.
Ergon Technical Coatings is part of Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc. and is made up of Ertech, Innovative Adhesives Corporation, and the Novocoat Product Line. The new, consolidated company is well positioned to provide a comprehensive line of products from asphalt emulsion, solvent based materials, or 100% solid epoxies and other latex coatings.

About Ergon, Inc.
Ergon, Inc. is privately held, and operates under six primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Asphalt & Emulsions, Transportation & Terminaling, Oil and Gas, Embedded Computing and Real Estate. Ergon owns and operates three petroleum refineries located in Mississippi, Arkansas and West Virginia, producing gasoline, low sulfur diesel, lubricant and process base oils, asphalts and other specialty products.

Jim Temple
Director of Communications
Ergon, Inc.