Hydraulic Institute adds 4 firms as Standards Partners.

Press Release Summary:

Robert K. Asdal, Executive Director of the Hydraulic Institute, announced that the Institute has added Healy Engineering, Inc; MechTronix Engineering; MWH Americas, Inc; and Pump Integration, Inc. as Standards Partners. Partners are eligible to receive a variety of HI products and services such as copies of HI Standards/Reference Guides, participate with HI members in development of new standards and updating of existing standards, as well as participate in HI committee meetings and events.

Original Press Release:

Hydraulic Institute Adds New "Standards Partners"

Notable Pump Industry Firms Join Roster of Select HI Partners

Parsippany, NJ, September 25, 2008 - Robert K. Asdal, Executive Director of the Hydraulic Institute, announced today that the Institute has added four firms as Standards Partners. The Standards Partner program provides an opportunity for engineering consultants and pump users to partner with HI members in the development of pump standards and education efforts. The program now has five Partners.

New additions include: Healy Engineering, Inc., a Milton, Massachusetts based firm involved primarily with large and complex pumping systems, has been active in the design, engineering, installation and troubleshooting of fluid systems for over 35 years; MechTronix Engineering (www.MechTronixeng.com), an enterprise providing state of the art pump design, development and diagnostic services specifically for smaller firms along with client training to enable customers to improve their own in-house capabilities, is located in Elk Grove, CA; MWH Americas, Inc., Broomfield CO (www.MWHGlobal.com), an international corporation offering a broad range of professional services to the water/wastewater industry; and Pump Integration Inc. of Easton, PA (www.PumpIntegration.com), a technical services firm with expertise in pumps and systems primarily serving the power and water utility sectors. The original Standards Partner, Mechanical Solutions Inc., Whippany, NJ (www.MechSol.com), is an engineering and consulting firm engaged in the pump compressor and turbine industries performing analysis, testing and troubleshooting services for OEMs and end-users.

Participation in the Institute's "Standards Partner" program is open to both large and smaller-sized companies. Partners become eligible to receive, for an annual fee, a valuable package of HI products and services such as: copies of all new and revised HI Standards, HI Reference Guides, access to the Institute's e-Learning courses, listing on the HI website, inclusion in HI's online Consultants Directory, and more. Partner firms participate with HI members in the development of new standards and the updating of existing standards; they also receive invitations to participate in HI committee meetings and events, and, importantly, enjoy particular recognition within the pump industry and beyond.

For additional information on the Standards Partner program, or to apply, contact StandardsPartner@Pumps.org or visit the Hydraulic Institute's website at www.Pumps.org.

The Hydraulic Institute (HI), the largest association of pump producers in North America, is a global authority on pumps and pumping systems. Its mission is to serve as a forum for the exchange of industry information, while providing value-added services to member companies and pump users worldwide. This includes the development and delivery of comprehensive industry standards as well as the expansion of knowledge that effectively advances the application, testing, installation, operation and maintenance of pumps and pumping systems. See www.Pumps.org for more information.


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