DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PMFG, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:PMFG) today announced it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to provide the air inlet moisture separation/filtration systems to replace the existing systems on the Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class. The five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity firm-fixed-price contract could have a potential value of approximately $13.7 million, if all options are exercised. This order value will be added incrementally to the Company's backlog as purchase orders are released under the contract.
The new combustion intake air filtration systems, which protect the ship's gas turbines, are being procured in order to replace the existing intake filtration systems which are two-stage flat panel arrangements. Since 1985, PMFG has provided the U.S. Navy with air inlet moisture separation/filtration systems on a wide variety of Naval and Coast Guard ships. The DDG destroyer class of ship is known as the backbone of the U.S. Navy fleet.
The NSWCCD is the Navy's leading maritime technology authority and oversees full life-cycle support for maritime technologies. The division is a leader in surface and undersea vehicle science, ship systems and related maritime technology and serves as a major technical component of the Naval Sea Systems Command.Peter J. Burlage, Chief Executive Officer, stated, "For more than 25 years PMFG has supported the technology needs and advancements of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division. We are fully committed to providing technical expertise and innovation to enhance the Navy's maritime capabilities and supporting the Navy's critical missions." About PMFG We are a leading provider of custom engineered systems and products designed to help ensure that the delivery of energy is safe, efficient and clean. We primarily serve the markets for power generation, natural gas infrastructure and petrochemical processing. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we market our systems and products worldwide. Additionally, PMFG provides its advanced technologies aboard military ships for many countries around the globe. From multi-stage filtration and separation systems that protect gas turbine air-intakes some of which include radar absorbing composite louvers, and Silencing equipment on today's most advanced navy vessels, PMFG maintains its position at the forefront of marine technology.