News Release

I.C.T.C. announces appointment of New President
March 1, 2005

Anthony P. Traub, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of I.C.T.C. Holdings Corporation is pleased to announce that Steve Balmer has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. Steve brings with him 15 years of industry equipment experience. Steve is joining the Company as a principal of the firm to grow I.C.T.C. to be a major force in Color Technology.

Steve will enhance the ability of the Company to achieve its aggressive growth plans by way of internal growth, acquisitions and combinations.
The HERO Products Group, an I.C.T.C. Holdings Corporation company, is a North American based business engaged in the design, manufacture and distribution of quality equipment for the paint industry. Its product line includes automatic and manual colorant dispensers, paint sprayers, paint shaking and mixing equipment and pressure washers.
For further information please contact either:
Richard E. Skeats
Senior Vice President
Corporate Headquarters
2719 Lake City Way
Vancouver, BC V5A 2Z6
Anthony P. Traub
Chairman and C.E.O.
U.S. Headquarters
P.O. Box 75
Custer, WA 9882450--0075


HERO an I.C.T.C. company

HERO Products Group
India Office and Factory

HERO Products India Pvt.Ltd.
 P1 & P2, Shree Rajlaxmi Hi-Tech Textile Park,
Sonale Village, Taluka Bhiwandi,
Dist Thane - 421 302, Maharashtra, INDIA
Visit us: www.hero.ca