DALLAS, Dec. 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PMFG, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:PMFG) today announced the appointment of John Conroy to the position of Vice President – Engineering & Product Development. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Conroy served as the Company's Director of Business Development and Product Development - CEFCO Systems since July 2010.

Prior to joining Peerless, Mr. Conroy was the General Manager of Red Hawk Texas, a division of United Technologies Corporation from 1996 until July 2010. While at Red Hawk, Mr. Conroy performed various duties, including managing business development and sales and assisting with the restructuring of operations. He also served as the President of Forney Corporation, another subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, from 2004 to 2008 and as the Vice President of Engineering from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Conroy has over 20 years of sales, engineering and management experience. Mr. Conroy holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.

Peter J. Burlage, Chief Executive Officer, stated, "John brings to this position a wealth of experience and demonstrated leadership in engineering and product development. He will be instrumental to our success as we continue to focus on our strategic initiative to provide complete engineered systems to the markets and industries that we serve. John will continue to function in his capacity as it relates to the CEFCO product and business development."

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.

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CONTACT:  PMFG, Inc.          Mr. Peter J. Burlage, Chief Executive Officer          Mr. Henry G. Schopfer, Chief Financial Officer          (214) 357-6181          Fax: (214) 351-4172          14651 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 500          Dallas, Texas 75254          Cameron Associates          Kevin McGrath          (212) 245-4577          Kevin@cameronassoc.com

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