ITT Corporation

McDonnell and Miller Unit Receives National Pollution Prevention Award

    4/19/1999

     

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 19 /PRNewswire/ — The national environmental
    nonprofit group Renew America and the President's Council on Sustainable
    Development announced today that ITT Industries, Inc.'s (NYSE: IIN) McDonnell
    & Miller unit has been selected for a National Award for Sustainability in the
    category of Pollution Prevention.  The prestigious awards are being given by
    Renew America and the President's Council to a select few organizations
    throughout the nation that demonstrate leadership and excellence in
    integrating environmental, economic, and community sustainability.  This year
    only 24 organizations from 16 states were selected.
        "These awards celebrate the ways in which Americans are working together
    to protect public health and the environment and also demonstrate that a
    healthy environment and a growing economy really do go hand-in-hand," said
    Carol Browner, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and
    co-chair of the National Town Meeting for a Sustainable America.
        "The winners were selected through a rigorous process from over 300
    applicants who exemplify the ideals of cooperative, 'can-do' citizenship,"
    remarked Anna Slafer, Executive Director of Renew America.  "As Earth Day
    gives us an opportunity to focus on the importance of caring for our planet,
    Renew America and the President's Council on Sustainable Development honor the
    people and programs that safeguard our environment and enhance our communities
    every day."
        "Receiving this award is a proud accomplishment for McDonnell & Miller and
    all its employees," said Robert Dvorak, McDonnell & Miller General Manager.
    "We take great pride in being a good corporate citizen and insuring that we
    provide a safe environment for our community."
        On Monday, May 3rd, McDonnell & Miller will be honored at an award
    ceremony that is a featured event of the landmark National Town Meeting for a
    Sustainable America, convening May 2nd - 5th in Detroit, Michigan and co-
    sponsored by the President's Council on Sustainable Development and the Global
    Environment and Technology Foundation.
        McDonnell & Miller, a unit of ITT Industries, is a leading manufacturer of
    boiler controls, flow switches, liquid level controls and steam specialty
    products for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Currently
    celebrating its 75th anniversary, the company employs 250 people at its plant
    on Chicago's northside.
        ITT Industries, Inc. (http://www.ittind.com) is a global industrial manufacturing
    company with leading positions in the markets that it serves, generating 1998
    global sales of $4.5 billion. ITT Industries is the world's largest producer
    of pumps and also produces systems and services to move and control water and
    other fluids. The company is also a leading supplier of sophisticated military
    defense systems, and provides advanced technical and operational services to a
    broad range of government agencies.   ITT Industries is a leading provider of
    connectors, switches and cabling used in telecommunications, computing,
    aerospace and industrial applications, as well as network services.  Further,
    ITT Industries provides industrial components for a number of other markets,
    including transportation, construction and aerospace. Based in White Plains,
    NY, ITT Industries employs approximately 33,000 people around the world.
    
    SOURCE  ITT Industries, Inc.
    
    

    Web site: http://www.ittind.com
    CONTACT: Bob Rathke of ITT Industries, 847-966-3700,
    brathke@fluids.ittind.com

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ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the transportation, industrial, and oil and gas markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2016 revenues of $2.4 billion.

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