Fire Safety Actuators From N e w Joint Venture/ Stockham-Ficotech

L.W. Kinderman, president and CEO of Stockham Valves & Fittings, Inc., Birmingham, Ala., and Charles Gray, chairman, FICOTECH, Inc., Kingsport, Tenn., have announced the formation of ajointventure company, Stockham-Ficotech. The new company will manufacture and sell fire safety actuators, a new patented concept in fire safety and explosion control.

Stockham Valves & Fittings is a manufacturer of flow control products for the industrial and commercial markets. FICOTECH is a manufacturer of fire safety equipment.

The line of products manufactured and sold by the joint venture will be fire safety actuators which are used by all industrial and commercial markets where there is risk of fire and catastrophic explosions. The actuators are designed to mount on Stockham valves as well as other manufacturers' products.

Leonard Nicely, formerly president of FICOTECH, Inc., has been appointed president of the new joint venture.

Manufacturing and sales of the product lines will be located in Birmingham, Ala., with engineering, research and development in Kingsport, Tenn.

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