JD American Workwear, Inc (OTCBB:JDAW) announced today the company's results of operations for the three month ended August 31, 2000. Net sales for the three months ended August 31, 2000 increased 67.7 per cent to $645,662 from $385,105 for the three months ended August 31, 1999.

The increase is directly attributable to the addition of the manufacturing segment's revenues of $543,581 that began operations June 1, 2000. Cost of goods sold for the three months ended August 31, 2000 was $240,783 compared to $264,691 for the three months ended August 31, 1999.

Gross margin for the three months ended August 31, 2000 was $404,879 compared to $120,414 for the three months ended August 31, 1999. The gross profit margin percentage increased to 62.7 per cent for the three months ending August 31, 2000 from a 31.3 per cent gross profit margin percentage for the three months ended August 31, 1999. The increase is due to the higher gross profit margins of the manufacturing segments.

Operating expenses increased to $449,731 for the three months ended August 31, 2000 from $338,412 for the three months ended August 31, 1999 as a result of the addition of the manufacturing segment.

The net loss for the three months ended August 31, 2000 was $266,644 ($.09 per common share) compared to a net loss of $377,891 ($.16 per common share) for the three months ended August 31, 1999. The increase is directly attributable to a low sales activity in the product marketing segment for the three months ended August 31, 2000 as compared to the three months ended August 31, 1999.

JD American Workwear, Inc. is a holding company consisting of four divisions that market, manufacture, sell or service products ranging from patented safety wear to construction and heavy equipment.