Met-Pro Corporation Mourns Loss of Board Member Dr. Constantine "Taki" Papadakis
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160 Cassell Rd., P.O. Box 144
Harleysville, PA, 19438 0144
Press release date: April 8, 2009
Harleysville, PA, April 8, 2009 - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE:MPR), today expressed condolences on behalf of Met-Pro's Board of Directors and entire organization on the passing of Board Member and Drexel University President, Dr. Constantine "Taki" Papadakis.
Mr. De Hont commented, "We are all very saddened by the sudden passing of Taki, a true friend and outstanding leader whom we had the privilege of having served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2004. His contribution to the Company's growth and success was significant. He will be missed and his loss sorely felt. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his wife Eliana and daughter Maria."
Met-Pro Corporation, with headquarters at 160 Cassell Road, Harleysville, Pennsylvania, was recently recognized, for the third consecutive year, as one of America's "200 Best Small Companies" by Forbes magazine. In 2008, the Company was also named one of the world's "Top Small to Midsize Manufacturers" by Start-It magazine for the second year in a row. Through its business units, in the United States, Canada, Europe and The People's Republic of China, a wide range of products and services are offered for industrial, commercial, municipal and residential markets worldwide. These include product recovery and pollution control technologies for purification of air and liquids; fluid handling technologies for corrosive, abrasive and high temperature liquids; Mefiag filtration technologies for harsh, corrosive liquid filtration applications; and filtration and purification technologies which include proprietary water treatment chemicals and filter products for air and liquid filtration. For more information, please visit www.met-pro.com.