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Intertape Polymer Group Announces Improvements to NovaShield(R) Warranty Program

Friday, June 08, 2012

Intertape Polymer Group Announces Improvements to NovaShield(R) Warranty Program16:48 EDT Friday, June 08, 2012MONTREAL, QUEBEC and BRADENTON, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - June 8, 2012) - Intertape Polymer Group Inc. ("Intertape", "IPG" or the "Company")(TSX:ITP), a global leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative polyolefin coating technologies, announces improvements to the NovaShield® warranty program.The NovaShield® brand is recognized as the industry leader for membrane structure /architectural fabrics and is now offering a program that gives customers one of the best warranties in the industry. All NovaShield® 400 with ArmorKote™ technology 12oz/yd² Membrane Structure Fabrics are subject to a new ten year limited warranty and all NovaShield® 500 with ArmorKote™ technology 15oz/yd² Membrane Structure Fabrics are subject to a new fifteen year limited warranty. "We understand that our customers demand a lot from our products," said Paul Ecclestone, Product Manager - ECP, "Through working closely with them, we have gained insights into what they require from a membrane structure fabric and we've tailored our warranties to best accommodate their needs. We stand firmly behind our entire product line and we recognize that our customers expect a warranty that gives peace of mind." For more information regarding IPG®'s NovaShield® structure fabrics and other building products, contact Paul Ecclestone, Product Manager - ECP, at pecclest@itape.com.About Intertape Polymer Group Inc. Intertape Polymer Group Inc. is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of a variety of paper and film based pressure sensitive and water activated tapes, specialized polyolefin films, woven fabrics and complementary packaging systems for industrial and retail use. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Bradenton, Florida, the Company employs approximately 1,800 employees with operations in 19 locations, including 12 manufacturing facilities in North America and one in Europe.Safe Harbor Statement Certain statements and information included in this press release constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation and the United States Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may relate to the Company's future outlook and anticipated events, the Company's business, its operations, financial condition or results. Particularly, statements about the Company's objectives and strategies to achieve those objectives are forward looking statements. While these statements are based on certain factors and assumptions which Management considers to be reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. The risks include, but are not limited to, the factors contained in the Company's filings with the Canadian securities regulators and the US Securities and Exchange Commission. While the Company may elect to, it is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) and does not undertake to update or alter this information at any particular time.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Product Manager - ECPPaul EcclestonePEcclest@itape.com