SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AbTech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of patented innovative environmental technologies addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today announced that it has been selected as one of the first companies to present at the MicroCapClub Invitational, an event sponsored by the MicroCapClub in which it showcases select companies of focus by its members forum. The presentation can be accessed at the following link: http://microcapclub.com/2013/01/microcapclub-invitational-abtech-holdings-abhd/. "At MicroCapClub we have over 150 experienced microcap investors discussing over 90 microcap companies in our members forum, and we thought, as a group, it would be great to showcase a few companies we believe are highly unique," said Ian Cassel, founder of MicroCapClub. "We have been following AbTech Holdings for over a year and believe the company's Smart Sponge product uniquely addresses multi-billion dollar market opportunities in storm water, produced water, and industrial waste water." "We appreciate the research and due diligence members of the MicroCapClub have done on AbTech. This level of in-depth research is not only important to the investment community but also to micro-cap companies worthy of attention, enabling them to spread the message of their business dynamics, solutions and opportunities to the capital markets and into the industry at large," commented Glenn Rink, CEO of AbTech, "Over the past year the MicroCapClub has emerged as a valued micro cap resource and, I suspect as with many of the companies of its focus, it is only at the beginning of its growth curve. I am grateful for the support of the MicroCapClub and am proud to be selected as one of its first Companies of focus." Investor Contact:Yvonne L. ZappullaManaging DirectorGrannus Financial Advisors, Inc.212-681-4108 Yvonne@GrannusFinancial.comABOUT ABTECH HOLDINGS, INC. (OTCBB: ABHD) AND ABTECH INDUSTRIES, INC.AbTech Industries, Inc. (a subsidiary of AbTech Holdings Inc.) is a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination. Its products are based on polymer technologies capable of removing hydrocarbons, sediment and other foreign elements in stormwater runoff (ponds, lakes and marinas), flowing water (curbside drains, pipe outflows, rivers and oceans), and industrial process and wastewater. AbTech's offerings include the ground-breaking new antimicrobial technology called Smart Sponge® Plus. This technology is effective in reducing coliform bacteria found in stormwater, industrial wastewater, and municipal wastewater. Smart Sponge® Plus is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (Registration #86256-1). AbTech's teams of water treatment technology experts, civil and environmental engineers, and field operations specialists develop solutions to improve the quality of our limited water resources. AEWS Engineering (a subsidiary of AbTech Holdings, Inc.), is an independent engineering civil and environmental engineering firm partnered with top research and engineering universities. By focusing on bringing new engineering and technology innovation to the water infrastructure sector, AEWS is positioned to be at the forefront of stormwater Best Management Practices development and to deliver the latest in design excellence to its customers. For more information please visit www.abtechindustries.com. More information on AEWS Engineering can be found at www.aewsengineering.com. About MicroCapClubThe MicroCapClub (mc2) is an exclusive microcap forum focused on microcap companies (sub $300m market cap). The MicroCapClub was created and founded by Ian Cassel as a way to share ideas and to learn from other seasoned like-minded microcap investors. Our goal at MicroCapClub is quality membership and quality stock ideas. If you are an experienced microcap investor, feel free to Apply Today. Go to www.microcapclub.com for additional information. This news release contains "forward-looking statements" which are not purely historical and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the development, costs and results of new business opportunities. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with new projects. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that any beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that any such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. SOURCE AbTech Holdings, Inc.