Frisby Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ - FRIZ), the developer of patented ComforTemp(R) DCC(TM), the dynamic climate control materials brand, has been named one of the fastest growing technology companies in North Carolina in the 2000 North Carolina Fast 50 list.

Frisby, placed 21st on the list, with a 5-year revenue growth rate of 605 per cent.

Deloitte & Touche, Marion Bass Securities Corporation, Marsh, an MMC company, and Womble Carlyle co-sponsored the North Carolina Technology Fast 50 program. All calculations of revenue growth and rankings were calculated by Deloitte & Touche, the lead sponsor of the Fast 50 program and one of the nation's leading firms for providing assurance and advisory, tax and management consulting services.

Frisby was also recently honoured by the State of North Carolina and received the prestigious 2000 PENC Governor's New Product Award. The award recognizes ComforTemp(R) DCC(TM) materials as among the state's most innovative new products. The Professional Engineers of North Carolina Society made the selection.

Frisby's products were introduced commercially in 1997. Since this time, its licensed customer base has surged to more than 120 global partners and the number of consumer products benefiting from Frisby products has grown from 25 to more than 1000. Frisby's licensee's produce some of the best-known consumer brands in the world and represent a variety of industries:

- Sportswear - BMW, Descente, Eloura, Nike, Pearl Izumi, Puma, Titleist & FootJoy, Zoic

- Outdoor/Lifestyle - Extreme Comfort, Fly-Tech (Stearns), Mammut, Orvis, Protective, Rockport, Schoeffel, Sportchief

- Wintersports - Arctic 180's, Bogner, Bonfire, Heelside, Hotfingers, K-2, Marker, Reusch, RLX Polo, Spyder, Taubert, Ziener

- Fashion - Andrew Marc, Christian Dior, Gucci, Helmut Lang, Pierre Cardin, Prada, Samsonite, Zegna Sport

- Footwear - Herman Survivors, Kamik, LaCrosse, Matterhorn, Rocky, Sorel, Timberland, Wolverine

- Industrial - Ames, Bridgestone, PACA, Steele

- Home - Sealy

Frisby is a global specialist in the development of dynamic thermal management solutions for the apparel, footwear and sporting goods, packaging, home furnishings, healthcare and electronic industries. ComforTemp(R) DCC(TM) insulating and cooling foams, fabrics, leathers and gels can be found in products from major brands such as Timberland, Polo RLX, FootJoy, Schoeller Textil, Orvis, Wells Lamont, Herman Survivors, Kamik, LaCrosse and Rocky. For more information, contact Frisby Technologies at, or join the Frisby electronic news distribution list by sending your email address to