Met-Pro Corporation Technical Director Named to Philadelphia Air Pollution Control Board
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160 Cassell Rd., P.O. Box 144
Harleysville, PA, 19438 0144
Press release date: September 10, 2008
Harleysville, PA, September 10, 2008 - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company's Technical Director, Thomas V. Edwards, has been named to the City of Philadelphia Air Pollution Control Board. The Air Pollution Control Board helps to promulgate regulations to prevent the degradation of air quality and air pollution nuisances by limiting, controlling, or prohibiting the emission of air contaminants to the atmosphere from any sources.
"We are proud that the City of Philadelphia's Air Pollution Control Board has recognized Tom Edwards' extensive experience and accomplishments in the field of Air Pollution Control in naming him to this prestigious position. As Met-Pro's Technical Director, Tom provides the leadership required to leverage Met-Pro's extensive intellectual property and coordinate various research and development projects to bring new solutions to our markets and customers," said De Hont. "Met-Pro has consistently benefited from Tom's insight, knowledge and experience over the past thirteen years and we are confident Tom will enthusiastically apply these same talents as a valuable addition to the Air Pollution Control Board."
Mr. Edwards has served as a past Advisory Board Member to the technology operations of the Ben Franklin Technology Center and is a current member of the Environmental Technology Trade Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Commerce
Met-Pro Corporation, with headquarters at 160 Cassell Road, Harleysville, Pennsylvania, was recognized, for the second consecutive year, as one of America's "200 Best Small Companies" by Forbes magazine. The Company was also named as 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.
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