Met-Pro Corporation, Flex-Kleen Division Receives Equipment Order In Excess of $1.1 Million

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Met-Pro Corporation

    HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- William L. Kacin, Chairman and
 Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE:   MPR), announced today
 that the Company's Flex-Kleen Division, in Itasca, Illinois, has received an
 order to supply a major petrochemical company with six (6) dust collector
 modules that will filter fly ash from an incineration system in Malaysia.
 These modules will handle a total air volume of 66,000 ACFM.  The value of the
 order exceeds $1.1 million and is expected to ship in January 2002.
     This order, which was received from a leading engineering firm that is a
 long-standing customer of Flex-Kleen products, demonstrates continuing
 customer confidence and satisfaction in Flex-Kleen's ability to provide high
 quality, reliable dust collection equipment for its industrial requirements.
     In announcing this order, Kacin said that "after the soft fourth quarter
 bookings previously reported for the Company's Product Recovery/Pollution
 Control Segment, we are pleased with the increased quotation activity that we
 are experiencing.  As demonstrated by this announcement, we are confident of
 our continuing ability to convert this activity into firm purchase orders."
     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.
 
     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.
 
     Met-Pro stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange, Symbol MPR.
     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 2 /PRNewswire/ -- William L. Kacin, Chairman and
 Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE:   MPR), announced today
 that the Company's Flex-Kleen Division, in Itasca, Illinois, has received an
 order to supply a major petrochemical company with six (6) dust collector
 modules that will filter fly ash from an incineration system in Malaysia.
 These modules will handle a total air volume of 66,000 ACFM.  The value of the
 order exceeds $1.1 million and is expected to ship in January 2002.
     This order, which was received from a leading engineering firm that is a
 long-standing customer of Flex-Kleen products, demonstrates continuing
 customer confidence and satisfaction in Flex-Kleen's ability to provide high
 quality, reliable dust collection equipment for its industrial requirements.
     In announcing this order, Kacin said that "after the soft fourth quarter
 bookings previously reported for the Company's Product Recovery/Pollution
 Control Segment, we are pleased with the increased quotation activity that we
 are experiencing.  As demonstrated by this announcement, we are confident of
 our continuing ability to convert this activity into firm purchase orders."
     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.
 
     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.
 
     Met-Pro stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange, Symbol MPR.
     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