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E M I K / M S P E C I A LT Y P U M P S & S Y S T E M S I N C . MINEXPO 2012 SUMMER 2012 Never Resting K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems says it has an unfaltering commitment to customer service as it provides specialty pumps and other products. • Chandler, Ind. K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems has been serving customers for more than 30 years.. “A significant portion of America’s infrastructure is made possible by K/M Specialty Products & Systems Inc.” // RONNIE FRANZ, operations manager [ BY ALAN DORICH ] After 30 years, K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc. has not only established itself as a successful business, but it also has had a hand in making others suc- cessful, Operations Manager Ronnie Franz says. “A significant portion of America’s infrastructure is made possible by K/M Specialty Products & Systems Inc.,” he states. Based in Chandler, Ind., the firm supPROFILE plies all types of specialty pumps, lubriK/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc.. cants, and lubrication equipment and | 2011 sales: More than systems. Founder Russ Welder started $12 million | Headquarters: Chandler, Ind. the company in 1982, with the goal of Employees: 38 | Products: Specialty pumps, selling and servicing municipal pumps. lubricants, and lubrication equipment and systems “It started from nothing,” Franz says, 192 explaining that Welder operated the company out of his garage. By 1994, K/M had grown large enough that it expanded into lubrications. “It began designing and installing lubricant dispensing systems to incorporate a more intense program to its customers,” Franz says, adding that Welder expanded the business in 2002 to include hydraulic cylinders, pumps and motors. Today, Franz says, the company employs a staff of 38 and enjoyed sales of

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Energy & Mining International - Summer 2012
Wind Financing
Latin American Energy
Mining Developments
Wabash Mfg. Inc.
Mega Precious Metals
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Rainy River Resources Ltd.
Canada Energy
Gear Energy
Manitok Energy Inc.
Chieftain Metals
IC Potash
Nyrstar Langlois Mine
Phoenix Technology Services Inc.
Waycon Manufacturing Ltd.
Tuscany International Drilling
Latin America Focus
Canacol Energy
Orosur Mining
Lithium One Inc.
Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp.
Continental Gold Ltd.
Guyana Oil Co. Ltd.
Batero Gold Corp.
The Williston Basin
Primary Petroleum
Sanjel Corp.
Summit Energy Services
Kengor Metals LLC
Stone Energy
Holloway Pipe
McFarren Group – Appalachian Transload Services
Trumbull Corp.
De-Cal Mechanical
Buck’s Fabricating
ITI Trailers & Truck Bodies
Hamilton Machine/ ValTek Industries
Rodenberg Diversified LLC
Mazzella Lifting Technologies
Independence Excavating
Magna-Solutions LLC
Blackhawk Specialty Tools LLC
MinExpo 2012
Rail-Veyor Technologies
STW Technic
RAM Enterprise
Miner Elastomer Products Corp.
McElroy Manufacturing
REICHdrill Inc.
Gunnebo Johnson Corp.
The Timken Co.
K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc.
Schroeder Industries
The Reinforced Earth Co.
Geoprobe Systems®
Sumitomo Pogo Mine LLC – Pogo Mine
Power Service Inc.
National Pump Co.
Peak Oilfield Service Co.
TonaTec Exploration
Xtreme Oil & Gas Inc.
White Tiger Gold
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
Lydford Mining Co.
MFM Industries Inc.
Crescent Companies
Tri State Tank
Aquila Resources
Armstrong Coal
EnerJex Resources Inc.
Sanchez Energy Corp.
Chatham Steel Corp.
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