Powell Fabrication expands sales representative, distributor network

Powell Fabrication & Manufacturing Inc., a manufacturer of emergency valve closure systems in both industrial and municipal markets, has announced an agreement with Municipal Treatment Equipment Inc. (MTE), Golden, CO, where MTE will serve as a sales representative and product distributor for Powell in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming...

Provider of emergency valve closures in industrial, municipal markets signs Colo. distributor.

ST. LOUIS, MI, April 12, 2006 -- Powell Fabrication & Manufacturing Inc., a manufacturer of emergency valve closure systems in both industrial and municipal markets, has announced an agreement with Municipal Treatment Equipment Inc. (MTE), Golden, CO, where MTE will serve as a sales representative and product distributor for Powell in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Duane Powell, president of Powell, and Tim Rice, president of MTE, announced the deal.

"We are pleased to be able to add Municipal Treatment Equipment to our growing sales force," Powell said. "This move represents our rapidly expanding marketplace."

MTE joins the growing list of Powell sales representatives and distributors including:
-- Chemical Injection Technology, Inc., Wickenburg, AZ
-- Environmental Improvements, Inc., Houston, TX
-- Fluid Equipment Company, Inc., Lee's Summit, MO
-- J.O. Galloup Company, Battle Creek, MI
-- MISCO, Inc., Foothill Ranch, CA
-- Sherwood-Logan Associates, Inc., Annapolis, MD
-- VESSCO, Eden Prairie, MN
-- W.K. Hile, Company, Inc., Matthews, NC
-- And over a dozen other respected sales organizations

Powell emergency valve closure systems are used with chlorine, sulfur dioxide, ammonia, and other pressurized hazardous gases. Powell is the only company to offer emergency valve closure systems with both pneumatic (where plant air is available) and electric actuators (where plant air is not available) for both small (150 lbs. cylinders and one-ton containers) and large (20-ton bullet tanks and 90-ton railcars) containers.

Powell (www.powellfab.com), based in St. Louis, MI, is also a leading innovator and provider of equipment to safely and efficiently produce, filter, dilute, store, monitor, load and unload chlorine, sodium hypochlorite and a variety of other chemicals.

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