JBI Comments on Improper Release of SAIC Evaluation Report

Posted Oct 12th, 2012 in 2012 News Releases

THOROLD, Ontario, October 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JBI, Inc. ("JBI" or the "Company") (OTCQB:JBII) has become aware of the improper release of a confidential executive summary prepared by SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, LLC (“SAIC”) relating to SAIC’s May 2012 evaluation report on JBI’s Plastic2Oil® (“P2O®”) technology.

As previously announced by JBI on May 15, 2012, the SAIC report was commissioned by JBI as an independent review of its technology, process and business model. However, neither the SAIC report nor the executive summary should be relied on as management’s analysis or opinion regarding JBI’s current strategic plan or its business or financial prospects.

Furthermore, the conclusions drawn by SAIC were based upon a number of assumptions made at the time of the report that may be outdated or incorrect or that may prove to be incorrect in the future. Management’s current assumptions may differ and additional events, risks and uncertainties may cause JBI’s actual results and performance to differ from SAIC conclusions or projections.

JBI encourages investors and potential investors to look to the statements and information contained in JBI’s press releases and in its periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) when making any investment decisions about JBI’s securities.

About JBI, Inc.

JBI, Inc. is an innovative North American fuel company that transforms unsorted, unwashed, waste plastic into ultra-clean, ultra-low sulphur fuel without the need for refinement. JBI, Inc.'s patent pending Plastic2Oil® (P2O®) process is a commercially viable, proprietary process designed to provide immediate economic benefit for industry, communities and government organizations with waste plastic recycling challenges. JBI, Inc. is committed to environmental sustainability by diverting plastic waste from landfill and potential incineration. For further information, please visit www.plastic2oil.com and review JBI's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including without limitation our Form 10-K, filed with the SEC on March 19, 2012, as amended on April 30, 2012.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains statements, which may constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA) implemented several significant substantive changes affecting certain cases brought under the federal securities laws, including changes related to pleading, discovery, liability, class representation and awards fees as of 1995. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of JBI, and members of its management as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based, including the expected timing of the Company's Form 10-K, execution of the proposed agreements described above and consummation of the transactions contemplated by such agreements. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Such risks include, but are not limited to: (1) JBI has a history of net losses, and may not be profitable in the future; (2) JBI may not be able to obtain necessary licenses, rights and permits required to develop or operate our Plastic2Oil business, and may encounter environmental or occupational, safety and health conditions or requirements that would adversely affect its business; and (3) JBI may experience delays in the commercial operations of its Plastic2Oil machines and there is no assurance that they can be operated profitably. For a more detailed discussion of such risks and other factors, see the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the SEC on March 19, 2012, as amended on April 30, 2012, and its other SEC filings. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results.


Chris Irons
JBI, Inc. Investor Relations

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