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Viking Pump Leadership Announcements

February 28, 2012
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Christine Gfrer

cgfrer@idexcorp.com 406 State Street Cedar Falls, IA 50613 419-526-7209

Cedar Falls, Iowa, February 20, 2012 – Viking Pump is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerry Baskins to the position of Vice President of Sales. In this role, Mr. Baskins will be responsible for the worldwide sales for Viking Pump and Wright Flow Technologies products.

Kerry’s early career included sales and marketing roles with Viking Pump from 1990-1997. Since that time, Kerry has held titles at Liquid Handling Systems of San Diego, JCI Industries and, most recently as Vice President of Grundfos Pumps. Kerry has a bachelor’s degree from Wartburg College and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. Kerry’s combination of experience and education will be a strong asset to the Viking and Wright Flow team.

Viking Pump also announced the appointment of Bill Canady to the role of General Manager – Parts & Service. Bill previously held the title of Vice President of Marketing. Under Bill’s leadership, the newly assembled Parts & Service team will build a portfolio of Genuine Parts and kits for the Viking Pump and Wright Flow brands.

"We are very happy to welcome Kerry to the Viking team and, with Bill’s leadership, to continue our focus on our Parts & Service initiative" says Fenton Challgren, Viking Pump and Wright Flow Technologies General Manager. "I look forward to working with Kerry and Bill as we continue to grow our business worldwide."

About Viking Pump, Inc.

Viking Pump, a unit of IDEX Corporation, designs and manufactures rotary positive displacement pumps for thousands of liquids and applications. Drawing on more than 100 years of experience, an extensive worldwide distributor network, and four manufacturing facilities worldwide, Viking Pump offers comprehensive service and application expertise.

For more information on Viking Pump, call (319) 266-1741, fax (319) 273-8157, e-mail

info.viking@idexcorp.com, visit us at www.vikingpump.com or mail Viking Pump Inc., 406 State Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-0008 USA.

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