Cleaver-Brooks Donates Boilers to Milwaukee Area Technical College

Boilers will be used to educate students, workers and businesses

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - February 4, 2008 - Cleaver-Brooks, a leading manufacturer of boilers and boiler components, announced today that it has donated two Clearfire Series boilers to Milwaukee Area Technical College's Center for Energy Conservation & Advanced Manufacturing at the Oak Creek, Wis. campus.

The boilers - estimated to be worth a combined $70,000 - will be used by those participating in ECAM's Power Engineering and HVAC Service Programs, and the Steam Fitter and Pipe Fitter Apprenticeship Programs. ECAM was designed to serve as a model for energy efficiency and manufacturing resource technologies for students, workers and business. ECAM provides customer-driven services through strategic partnerships with business and education to enhance global competitiveness.

The Clearfire boilers achieve in excess of 80 percent efficiency rates, and were designed with flexibility in mind with the ability to run on either natural gas or propane. The Clearfire boilers are ideal for any facility looking to reduce energy costs.

"Cleaver-Brooks is committed to reducing our dependence on the world's depleting energy resources and lessening our impact on the environment," said Welch Goggins, president and chief executive officer of Cleaver-Brooks. "It's important that students train and learn on the best equipment so they can take that knowledge and apply it in facilities once they graduate."

This is not the first time Cleaver-Brooks has provided education materials for students at MATC. Previously, Cleaver-Brooks provided printed educational information to the college's Power Program.

"This donation allows us to do training we couldn't do in the past," said Nick Triscari, MATC's Apprenticeship Coordinator. "We're truly grateful to Cleaver-Brooks for enabling our students to have the hands-on training they need to be successful in their field."

Celebrating their 75th anniversary, Cleaver-Brooks is a world-renowned provider of boiler room products and systems that outperform and outlast the competition. Selling to both the commercial and industrial markets, they are the only manufacturer offering an entire integrated boiler system. Their products are backed by a world-class distribution network offering superior aftermarket support. for more information.

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