McCrometer appoints director of worldwide industrial sales

Continuing McCrometer's 50-year tradition of providing world-class products and services, they are pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Swihart to the newly created position, director of industrial sales worldwide...

HEMET, CA, Nov. 16, 2005 -- Continuing McCrometer's 50-year tradition of providing world-class products and services, they are pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Swihart to the newly created position, director of industrial sales worldwide.

"We are pleased to elevate Tom Swihart, a valued McCrometer team member since 1995, to this new role of helping our worldwide customers and partners," said Glenn Voss, vice president of sales. "Tom brings extensive sales and industry experience and enthusiasm for working with customers and partners to his new responsibilities. His passion is to identify and implement the best possible flow measurement solution for each unique customer application. His proven track record in the refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, power, metals & mining, food & beverage, and commercial energy/HVAC industries is central to our mission. Tom will assist the McCrometer worldwide sales team to execute on our founding commitment -- our sole focus -- to develop innovative flow measurement solutions for the real world."

Swihart's deep sales experience, combined with a strong operational background in process engineering, control and instrumentation prepared him well to serve McCrometer's customers in his new capacity as Director of Industrial Sales Worldwide. Swihart began his career with McCrometer ten years ago as Western Regional Sales Manager before moving to his most recent position as Industry Sales Manger for Chemical & Process industries in 1999. Prior to joining the McCrometer team, he spent 15 years building his engineering and sales expertise by working with major manufacturing companies and engineering firms.

McCrometer's innovative instrumentation solutions solve a wide variety of flow measurement challenges in municipal water/waste, oil/gas production, industrial processes, electric power generation, institutional facilities and agriculture. Examples of

McCrometer's advanced flow solutions include the patented V-Cone® Flowmeter and theversatile Wafer-Cone® Flowmeter.

The V-Cone Flowmeter solves challenging fluid applications and operates in some of the harshest environments. This advanced differential pressure-type (DP) flowmeter offers high accuracy and repeatability, flexible installation, and little to no maintenance for the widest range of fluids. Process and plant engineers with small line size processes looking for precision flow measurement specify the Wafer-Cone Flowmeter for its superior accuracy and repeatability in an easy to install space-saving instrument that requires almost no maintenance combined with long life to reduce total installed and life-cycle costs.

The Mc® Propeller Flowmeter provides a leading-edge propeller flow sensing design, ease-of-use and excellent value in agricultural, horticulture, and turf irrigation applications as well as other industrial process applications requiring high volume water use.

Additional McCrometer flow measurement solutions include the Ultra Mag® Flowmeter designed specifically to meet the water/wastewater industry liquid flow needs, and the Water Specialties™ Propeller Meters. Water Specialties Propeller Meters are designed and manufactured with precise techniques, high quality components and are perfect to measure clean water flows.

After 50 years in business, McCrometer (www.mccrometer.com) has become one of the industry's most trusted flow measurement technology resources. The company concentrates solely on flow meter technologies and solving complex liquid, steam, and gas flow measurement problems across a wide range of industries: municipal/industrial water & wastewater, oil & gas, chemical processing, process control & plant, electric power generation, institutional facilities and agriculture.

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