Taunton Engineering Signs Agreement with HYDRONICS, and UNITED SALES ASSOCIATES, Inc.

HANSON, MA- October 3—Taunton Engineering Company (TECO) announced today its continued expansion of national sales representation by entering into contractual agreements with Hydronics, Inc. of Dallas, Texas and United Sales Associates, Inc. of Bolyston, Massachusetts.

Founded in 1986, Hydronics, Inc., provides premium equipment sales and service to the municipal, industrial, and environmental markets to the five-state area of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and West Tennessee. Ron Mayo, founder and President, states "Hydronics takes pride in being a customer-oriented company with customer satisfaction as the end product. This commitment to quality based equipment selection and ethical business practices is the basis for our slogan: We Measure Our Success by Your Satisfaction".

According to George Bowen, VP of TECO Business Development, "Ron Mayo’s 39 years experience in the water and wastewater industry and business success are the right ingredients for TECO’s national expansion in engineered material handling solutions."

United Sales Associates, Inc. servicing New England and New York has added TECO’s turnkey material handling solutions to its offerings in bulk material handling systems. Founded by Ken Ledoux in 1979, United Sales Associates has grown to four sales engineers with almost 100 years of industry experience. "We are fortunate to have Ken Ledoux and Bill Boyd, partners in United Sales, with their industry knowledge and solid customer relations lead the growth of TECO in the northeast," comments George Bowen of TECO.

"Both Hydronics and United Sales Associates have been selected to promote and service our expanding line of fiber feeders, bag opening and disposal systems, and custom line of material handling systems," continues Bowen. "These relationships combine strong sales talent and long standing custom relationships with our bulk handling systems engineering capability."

In 2000 Taunton Engineering Company became an NEMF company combining custom fabrication with renowned engineering of custom systems for material handling. "Now we can design turn key systems, integrate all components, test, certify, and install complex material handling solutions. This total responsibility saves costs and time-a value to our customers," comments Ken Marston, Principal of NEMF, Inc.

With over 33 years of experience in custom design, engineering, fabrication, and installation of Bulk Material Handling, Process, Bag Opening and Disposal Systems, Taunton Engineering Company is a single source for complex material handling solutions. For more information on The TECO Way, visit www.tauntonengineering.com.