May 31, 2007 — /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — HARLEYSVILLE, PA — Raymond J. De Hont, chairman and chief executive officer of Met-Pro Corporation, announced today that the company’s Strobic Air subsidiary in Harleysville, PA, has received orders to supply laboratory fume hood exhaust systems, utilizing a total of 34 Tri-Stack(TM) fans, to two premier biomedical research facilities in the midwestern and southern United States. The total combined value of these orders is in excess of $1.2 million. All of the equipment is expected to ship in the third and fourth quarters of the company’s current fiscal year.
Strobic Air was awarded these contracts based on its best-in-class reputation for supplying low-profile exhaust systems that are specifically designed to handle the complex issues of laboratory exhaust. All of the fans included in these orders will be provided on highly customized systems to meet the specific space constraints and height limitations required by each facility.
“These orders are further examples of Strobic Air being recognized as the supplier of choice for technologically advanced fume hood exhaust systems at institutional, industrial and government laboratories,” says De Hont. “Together with a steady level of customer interest and quotation activity for similar type projects, they allow us to remain optimistic about our prospects for future orders of this type at Strobic Air.”
Met-Pro Corporation, with headquarters at 160 Cassell Road, Harleysville, PA, was recently recognized as one of America’s “200 Best Small Companies” by Forbes magazine. The company, which manufactures and sells product recovery and pollution control equipment for purification of air and liquids and fluid handling equipment for corrosive, abrasive, and high temperature liquids, was established in 1966. It provides products to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal markets that include, but are not limited to, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, petrochemicals, water, and aquariums. For more information, please visit http://www.met-pro.com/.
Source: Met-Pro Corporation