DPR Group Selected to Provide Strategic Public Relations Support for N.C. Manufacturer U-TECK

Left to right: Russ Mason III,VP of Sales, Dan Demaree, & Linda Hoppmann, President, shown with the Universal Rung Runner

Germantown, Md. – April 3, 2012 – DPR Group, Inc., a full-service agency that provides public relations and marketing services to a broad range of technology companies, announced today that  U-TECK, a developer of specialized products for the telecommunications, utility, municipal and transportation industries, has selected the firm to provide strategic public relations support.

DPR is working closely with U-TECK to develop and implement public relations and marketing initiatives to help increase the company’s local and national profile. As part of its activities, DPR will work to position the company as a leading manufacturer and supplier of safety solutions that simplify every day jobs in the field and obtain positive publicity for U-TECK’s flagship product, WeedEnder®, a vegetation control matting made of 100 percent recycled materials.

Nan Jackson, marketing manager, U-TECK, said, “We selected DPR Group because of the firm’s proven ability to deliver quality results for some of today’s most innovative companies. DPR’s expertise in executing successful public relations campaigns, product launches, and media relations is sure to enhance the U-TECK and WeedEnder brands and strengthen our presence in our target markets.”

Headquartered in Fayetteville, N.C., with a nationwide distributor network, U-TECK manufactures and supplies specialized products and services for the telecommunication, utility, municipal and transportation industries. A certified Women’s Business Enterprise, U-TECK has been in business for more than 25 years.

Dan Demaree, president and CEO of DPR Group, said, “DPR is poised to help take U-TECK’s existing public relations and marketing program to the next level by generating positive publicity for the company and its wide range of products. It is an excellent opportunity for DPR to work with a successful manufacturing company that not only provides useful solutions, but also environmentally friendly products like WeedEnder.”