SOURCE: Franklin Electric

Franklin Electric

June 08, 2016 09:00 ET

Franklin Electric's DeLancey Davis Named to Hydraulic Institute's Board of Directors

FORT WAYNE, IN--(Marketwired - Jun 8, 2016) - Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) announces DeLancey Davis, Franklin Electric Vice President and President of North America Water Systems, has been appointed to the Hydraulic Institute's 2016-2019 Board of Directors. The Board is primarily responsible for guiding the strategic direction and defining the organizational priorities for the Hydraulic Institute -- the global authority on pumps and pumping systems.

"It's an honor to represent Franklin Electric as part of the Hydraulic Institute's Board of Directors," said DeLancey Davis, Franklin Electric Vice President and President of North America Water Systems. "As the largest association of pump industry manufacturers in North America, we have some lofty, yet achievable goals. I look forward to collaborating with the HI board in addressing critical issues confronting the industry."

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The Hydraulic Institute is advancing the pump manufacturing industry by becoming the world's resource for pumping solutions by: addressing pump systems, developing standards, expanding knowledge and resources, educating the marketplace, and advocating for the industry. For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, visit

Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and fuel. Recognized as a technical leader in its products and services, Franklin Electric serves customers around the world in residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, municipal, and fueling applications.

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