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XPEL Dealer Base Continues High Growth Track
Published On 7/7/2005
XPEL DEALER BASE CONTINUES HIGH GROWTH TRACK
- 267 New Dealer Applications Submitted Since January - - Includes Canada, Europe, Latin America, and Pacific Rim - - 79.4% Growth Over Same Period During 2004 -SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, July 7, 2005...XPEL Technologies Corp. (CNQ: XPEL.U) announced today that its worldwide dealer base for clear automotive paint and headlight protection products continues to experience positive trending growth. Since January 1, 2005, new dealer applications submitted electronically through the XPEL web site have averaged 2.06 each business day, originating primarily from the U.S., but also from differing continents around the globe. During the first six months of 2005, XPEL approved a total of 235 new dealers from a total of 267 applications submitted. These numbers compare favorably to the same period during 2004, when the Company approved a total of 131 new product dealers. W. Rege Brunner, Chairman and CEO, stated, "The number of inbound dealer applications and corresponding approvals, is right in step with our planning and expectations for new product dealer growth. We continue to witness a great deal of interest from not only the U.S., but also from Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim. Naturally, the next exciting metric for all of us to see will be the Design Access Program revenues associated with this ever-increasing number of XPEL dealer outlets." XPEL Technologies Corp. (www.xpel.com), publicly traded on the Canadian Trading and Quotation System Exchange, is the worldwide leader in the electronic delivery of top automotive aftermarket products, utilizing the Internet as an integral component for its design, manufacturing, distribution and customer relationship strategies. The Company's DAP software utility offers Dealers the industry's most efficient and productive tool set for better serving customers with "best of breed" solutions in real-time. XPEL has clear advantages over the competition through its proprietary corporate framework consisting of an expansive library of installation-friendly window tint, paint and headlight protection products, coupled with a unique web-based remote manufacturing and distribution software, superior installation training curriculum and facilities, and established and growing sales distribution channels. The CNQ has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this information.
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