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February 20, 2014 - Hydraulic Institute named Randy Bennett, VP of Technology & Operations, Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corporation, as its 2013 "Member of the Year." A member of HI for 7 years, Mr. Bennett was selected by the Board of Directors for his superior commitment to the Hydraulic Institute in both leading and actively participating in different HI committees in the advancement of the Institute’s technical work and guiding young engineers within the organization.

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Hydraulic Institute Announces "Member of the Year" Award; Randy Bennett of Leistritz Advanced Technologies Receives Honor

Press release date: February 18, 2014

Parsippany, NJ — The Hydraulic Institute named Randy Bennett,  Vice President of Technology & Operations, Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corporation, as its 2013 “Member of the Year”.  The award was conferred to Mr. Bennett at the Hydraulic Institute’s 2014 annual meeting held recently in Phoenix, Arizona.

The HI Board of Directors selected Mr. Bennett for his superior commitment to the Hydraulic Institute in both leading and actively participating in different HI committees in the advancement of the Institute’s technical work and guiding young engineers within the organization.

A member of the HI Institute for seven years, his recent contributions include serving as Chairman of the Rotary Committee that is responsible for the maintenance of three rotary standards; release of a new condition monitoring guideline; member of the Technical Affairs Steering Committee and mentoring engineers within the organization.

“As an active member of HI for nearly a decade, Randy has been actively involved in the different committees that support the future development of standards for the pump system industry as well as mentoring young engineers within our organization,” notes Robert Asdal, Executive Director, Hydraulic Institute.  “His ongoing participation and leadership in many of the key areas of HI exemplifies the qualities respected in a HI Member of the Year.”

In addition to his work at HI, Mr. Bennett is presently serving as VP Operations and Technical Affairs at Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corporation after serving as Technical Manager for nearly 20 years, significantly contributing to the company’s success as a leading manufacturer of engineered screw pumps.

For more information regarding HI and how to become a member and actively participate on one of its many committees, please contact Mark Sullivan, Director, Education and Marketing at msullivan@Pumps.org or (973) 267-9700 x200.

About Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp: Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp is a fully owned subsidiary of Leistritz AG located in Nuremberg Germany.  Founded by Paul Leistritz in 1905, Leistritz prides itself on being a highly specialized manufacturer of engineered products serving challenging demands from customers worldwide and developed and designed to meet specifications for critical services. Manufacturing is based on state of the art production facilities and is certified to the highest quality and environmental standards. Leistritz’ customer support is backed by a worldwide marketing and after sales organization to assure the best possible user success with Leistritz products. http://www.leistritzcorp.com/about.cfm

About the Hydraulic Institute: The mission of the Hydraulic Institute is to be a value-adding resource to member companies, engineering consulting firms, and pump users worldwide by developing and delivering comprehensive industry standards, expanding knowledge by providing education and tools for the effective application, testing, installation, operation, maintenance, and performance optimization of pumps and pumping systems, and by serving as a forum for the exchange of industry information. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, its member companies and its Standards Partners, visit www.Pumps.org.

Pump Systems Matter is a non-profit educational organization established by the Hydraulic Institute, and leading utilities and energy efficiency organizations, to educate the industry on the benefits to pump systems optimization and energy efficiency to improve bottom-line savings of end-user companies. For information and registration details on educational offerings visit the Pump Systems Matter website at www.PumpSystemsMatter.org.

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