CIJ Holdings, Inc. Engages Hemp Fiber Market with EcoTEK Industries Acquisition

Hemp prosthetics provides fast track for hemp fiber to enter market

Wilmington, NC – 08/23/2019 – CIJ Holdings, Inc.-- A North Carolina Cannabis holding company--and EcoTEK Industries, Inc.--A North Carolina bio-based carbon fiber alternative solution company-- have entered into an agreement in which CIJ will acquire a strategic percentage of newly formed EcoTEK Industries, Inc., a Delaware C corp. This acquisition comes after EcoTEK Industries, Inc. agrees to consolidate its patents under a more attractive business structure for investment and growth. CIJ will provide business development and improve the company’s performance by leveraging the new partnership to form more stable long-term outlooks for hemp fiber producers accelerating market production of EcoTEK industries flagship patented Hemp prosthetics.

“EcoTEK makes an exceptional product from hemp and we wanted to engage them in a way that allows for the company to professionally grow and advance that patented technology into larger markets.” Said Matthew Dula, CEO of CIJ Holdings, Inc. “We will connect fiber farmers with a company producing a sustainable and in-demand product that can replace traditional carbon fiber and plastics amplifying the green footprint behind prosthetics.”

EcoTEK Industries, Inc. looks to continue developing hemp-based carbon fiber replacements for consumables that would benefit from having an eco-based alternative as well as working with university partners to conduct valuable testing, data compilation, and refinement of its current patent-based products.

About CIJ Holdings, Inc.

CIJ Holdings, Inc. is a Cannabis company that focuses on the federally legal commodity of Hemp based out of Wilmington, North Carolina. CIJ looks to create value for its customers by leveraging horizontal and vertical divisions and holdings within the Hemp industry providing value added along the supply chain.

About EcoTEK Industries, Inc.

EcoTEK Industries, Inc. has patented an alternative process around the use of eco-materials for the manufacturing of custom devices or products that are traditionally carbon, fiber glass, plastic or man-made, using natural and renewable materials. This proprietary technology creates a tremendous cost benefit when compared to conventional methods. Focusing on prosthetics as a way to give back and take advantage of our teams’ professional experiences, we are combining the newly emerging opportunity of hemp with our patented technology.