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PMFG, Inc. (Parent of Peerless Mfg. Co.) Announces the Resignation of Henry G. Schopfer as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer and the Appointment of Ronald L. McCrummen as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

DALLAS, April 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PMFG, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:PMFG) today announced the resignation of Henry G. Schopfer as the Company's Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective as of April 22, 2011 and the appointment of Ronald L. McCrummen to the position of Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, effective as of April 25, 2011.

Prior to joining Peerless, Mr. McCrummen was the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Dean Foods, Inc. from 2004 until November 2010. While at Dean Foods, Mr. McCrummen performed various duties, including overseeing the company's accounting, reporting and controls, financial planning, risk management and taxation departments. Mr. McCrummen also oversaw the company's public financial reporting requirements and managed relationships with its external auditors. Prior to his tenure at Dean Foods he served as a partner of Ernst & Young, LLP in its Transaction Advisory Services Department from 2000 until 2004 in which he collaborated with corporations in evaluating potential strategic acquisition and divestitures. Mr. McCrummen was previously a partner with Assurance Advisory Business Services from 1994-2000. Mr. McCrummen has over 25 years of financial, accounting and management experience. Mr. McCrummen is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from St. Louis University.

Peter J. Burlage, Chief Executive Officer, stated, "During his tenure with the Company, Hank has made important contributions to the growth of PMFG and we truly value his hard work over the years. As he leaves to pursue new opportunities, we wish him the best of success in his future endeavors. We are pleased to have Ron McCrummen join our Company, beginning April 25. Ron brings to this position a wealth of experience and demonstrated leadership in finance and accounting. He will be instrumental to our success as we continue to focus on our strategic initiative to the markets and industries that we serve."

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 14651 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 500 Dallas, Texas 75254 (214) 357-6181 or Cameron Associates Kevin McGrath (212) 245-4577