Pfannenberg Inc. Receives Finalist Nomination for INNOVATE Buffalo Niagara Awards

International Company Recognized for Unique Manufacturing Practices in Western New York

Buffalo, NY (March 11, 2009) - Pfannenberg Incorporated's value-forward thinking gained the company a finalist nomination in the Advanced Manufacturing category of the INNOVATE Awards, presented by The Buffalo Niagara Partnership. Pfannenberg strives to guarantee their customers a high degree of reliability and profitability by designing products with longevity and fast and simple assembly in mind, along with 100% testing of the product before it leaves the facility. By developing and producing products which are designed to save energy and resources, Pfannenberg operates
by their business philosophy - Safety for man, machine and the environment ®.

Pfannenberg's Lancaster, New York location engineers and produces products such as filterfans, cooling units, heaters, air/water heat exchangers, hydrostats and thermostats all used for thermal management of industrial electrical enclosures. By keeping electronics in cabinets or enclosures from overheating, Pfannenberg provides an invaluable service to various companies, helping to keep their machinery consistently operating. Pfannenberg's end clients stretch over a wide range of industries - from wind energy to IT to industrial processes.

Western New York companies were nominated for the awards as groundbreaking and inventive business leaders who are helping move the local economy forward. Despite tough financial times and uncertainty across the nation, these local companies are all proof of the region's potential and existing success and strengths.

About the Pfannenberg Group

The Pfannenberg Group is an international manufacturing company based in Hamburg, Germany with branches, production sites and agents in 44 countries around the world. The Pfannenberg Group collectively manufactures industrial and IT climatization products, visual and audible alarm systems, and art illumination products. Some of the Pfannenberg Group's products can be found illuminating the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France and the Gallery of Contemporary Art in Hamburg, Germany.

Pfannenberg Incorporated's North American engineering and manufacturing facility is located near Buffalo, New York and specializes in engineering and production of products which provide thermal management of industrial electrical enclosures. These products include: filterfans, cooling units, heaters, air/water heat exchangers, chillers, hydrostats and thermostats.

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