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August 13, 2012 - Addressing process automation industry, Explosion Protection Equipment (EPE) range includes enclosure styles and sizes that provide optimized design configurations for Ex e and Ex ia hazardous area applications. In addition to safety enclosures in stainless steel and GRP, offerings include Ex e terminal and fieldbus junction boxes, Ex d enclosures and control panels, Ex de local control and control panels, Ex d motor starters and control, and Ex d fluorescent and HID lighting.

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1600 Enterprise Parkway
Twinsburg, OH, 44087

Pepperl+Fuchs Expands Capabilities for Oil & Gas Market with Explosion Protection Equipment

Solutions simplify system building and certification to global ATEX and IECEx applications

TWINSBURG, OH - Pepperl+Fuchs introduces a complete family of increased safety enclosures and related solutions for the process automation industry. Part of the company's Explosion Protection Equipment (EPE) portfolio, the wide range of enclosure styles and sizes provide optimal design configurations for nearly all Ex e and Ex ia hazardous area applications, including oil and gas.

"These enclosures and solutions carry ATEX, IEC Ex and GOST-R certification and are capable of being used as stand-alone terminal boxes or in combination with other equipment in accordance with Pepperl+Fuchs' own system certifications," says David Hohenstein, Department Manager. "This flexibility gives system builders and OEM's the option of specifying a complete, certified solution from Pepperl+Fuchs and incorporating the product as part of a turn-key offering."

In addition to increased safety enclosures in both stainless steel and GRP material, Pepperl+Fuchs offers:
Ex e terminal junction boxes and fieldbus junction boxes
Ex d enclosures and control panels
Ex de local control and control panels
Emergency signaling equipment
Ex d motor starters and control
Ex d fluorescent and HID lighting

"With a complete range of solutions for both Zone and Division applications, Pepperl+Fuchs has the expertise and product portfolio to satisfy the safety and operational requirements of today's process automation environments," says Hohenstein.

About Pepperl+Fuchs
Pepperl+Fuchs is a world leader in the design, manufacture, application and support of a broad range of robust solutions to varied process automation markets and applications.

A perennial Control and Control Design Reader's Choice Award winner for intrinsic safety equipment and purge & pressurization systems, Pepperl+Fuchs has also been named by Control magazine and the ARC Advisory Group as one of the Top 50 Global Automation Companies.

Pepperl+Fuchs, 1600 Enterprise Parkway, Twinsburg, OH 44087; (330) 486-0002; fax: (330) 425-4607;;
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