Met-Pro Corporation Announces

- March 2001 Bookings of Released Orders at Historical High

- Record High Bookings for 2-Month Period Ended March 31, 2001

- Bookings 9% Higher than Same Period Last Year



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Met-Pro Corporation

    HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- William L. Kacin, Chairman and
 Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE:   MPR), announced today
 that the Company recorded bookings of $9.0 million for the month of March
 2001. These bookings, for products and systems approved for manufacturing, are
 the highest total for any single month in the Company's history.
     Bookings for the two-month period ended March 31, 2001 were a record high
 $14.9 million compared to $13.6 million for the same period last year, or an
 increase of 9%.  As a result, Met-Pro's backlog of orders received and
 released for manufacturing for the period ended March 31, 2001 totaled
 $13.0 million.  Met-Pro also has an additional $4.6 million of orders received
 as of March 31, 2001, which will not be included in the backlog until
 engineering drawings are approved, bringing the total backlog of orders
 received to $17.6 million.
     In making this announcement, Kacin further stated, "I am extremely pleased
 with customer demand for our engineering talents and our quality products. We
 congratulate our sales staff for their ability to go head to head against our
 respected competition in this difficult economy and continue to prevail. This
 new record and the great team of employees at Met-Pro gives me every
 confidence in our ability to deliver another record breaking year for sales
 and earnings."
     Met-Pro Corporation, with headquarters at 160 Cassell Road, Harleysville,
 Pennsylvania, is a manufacturer of air and water pollution control systems;
 fume scrubbers and odor control equipment; fluid handling equipment for
 corrosive, abrasive and high temperature liquids; filter products for drinking
 water, industrial and custom applications; wet and dry particulate dust
 collectors; specialty chemicals for controlling corrosion and reducing
 lead/copper in public drinking water; and state-of-the-art fans for laboratory
 and clean room applications.
     Met-Pro stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange, Symbol MPR.
 
     The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "safe
 harbor" for forward-looking statements. Certain information included in this
 press release, and other materials filed or to be filed with the Securities
 and Exchange Commission (as well as information included in oral or other
 written statements made or to be made by the Company) contains statements that
 are forward-looking. Such statements may relate to plans for future expansion,
 business development activities, capital spending, financing, the effects of
 regulation and competition, or anticipated sales or earnings results. Such
 information involves risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect
 results in the future and, accordingly, such results may differ from those
 expressed in any forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the
 Company.  These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those
 relating to, the cancellation of purchase orders, product development
 activities, computer systems implementation, dependence on existing
 management, the continuation of effective cost and quality control measures,
 global economic and market conditions, and changes in federal or state laws.
     To obtain an Annual Report or additional information on the Company,
 please call 215-723-6751 and ask for the Investor Relations Department, or
 visit the Company's Web site at www.met-pro.com.
 
 

SOURCE Met-Pro Corporation
    HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- William L. Kacin, Chairman and
 Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE:   MPR), announced today
 that the Company recorded bookings of $9.0 million for the month of March
 2001. These bookings, for products and systems approved for manufacturing, are
 the highest total for any single month in the Company's history.
     Bookings for the two-month period ended March 31, 2001 were a record high
 $14.9 million compared to $13.6 million for the same period last year, or an
 increase of 9%.  As a result, Met-Pro's backlog of orders received and
 released for manufacturing for the period ended March 31, 2001 totaled
 $13.0 million.  Met-Pro also has an additional $4.6 million of orders received
 as of March 31, 2001, which will not be included in the backlog until
 engineering drawings are approved, bringing the total backlog of orders
 received to $17.6 million.
     In making this announcement, Kacin further stated, "I am extremely pleased
 with customer demand for our engineering talents and our quality products. We
 congratulate our sales staff for their ability to go head to head against our
 respected competition in this difficult economy and continue to prevail. This
 new record and the great team of employees at Met-Pro gives me every
 confidence in our ability to deliver another record breaking year for sales
 and earnings."
     Met-Pro Corporation, with headquarters at 160 Cassell Road, Harleysville,
 Pennsylvania, is a manufacturer of air and water pollution control systems;
 fume scrubbers and odor control equipment; fluid handling equipment for
 corrosive, abrasive and high temperature liquids; filter products for drinking
 water, industrial and custom applications; wet and dry particulate dust
 collectors; specialty chemicals for controlling corrosion and reducing
 lead/copper in public drinking water; and state-of-the-art fans for laboratory
 and clean room applications.
     Met-Pro stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange, Symbol MPR.
 
     The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "safe
 harbor" for forward-looking statements. Certain information included in this
 press release, and other materials filed or to be filed with the Securities
 and Exchange Commission (as well as information included in oral or other
 written statements made or to be made by the Company) contains statements that
 are forward-looking. Such statements may relate to plans for future expansion,
 business development activities, capital spending, financing, the effects of
 regulation and competition, or anticipated sales or earnings results. Such
 information involves risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect
 results in the future and, accordingly, such results may differ from those
 expressed in any forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the
 Company.  These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those
 relating to, the cancellation of purchase orders, product development
 activities, computer systems implementation, dependence on existing
 management, the continuation of effective cost and quality control measures,
 global economic and market conditions, and changes in federal or state laws.
     To obtain an Annual Report or additional information on the Company,
 please call 215-723-6751 and ask for the Investor Relations Department, or
 visit the Company's Web site at www.met-pro.com.
 
 SOURCE  Met-Pro Corporation