PENTAIR Launches New Line of CBM Motors!

July 19, 2012

DELAVAN, WIS. — July 19, 2012 — Pentair (NYSE: PNR) announced today the launch of Pentair’s PENTEK® XE Series™ 4” submersible motors for contaminated well installations. The Series now includes over 40 different models, including the new Coal Bed Methane Series. The Coal Bed Methane Series motors are rated for continuous duty in 86° Fahrenheit water. They feature a silicon carbide mechanical seal and diaphragm filter to help prevent the entry of sand/debris, as well as a thicker lower cover to withstand bottom tagging. The water-filled motors are built for reliability in potentially contaminated well installations, including those with sand or coal fines.


"The XE Series is our premium submersible motor line" said Susan O’Grady, Vertical Marketing Manager for Pentair." With the addition of these new continuous duty, severe-application models, we provide an outstanding solution for coal bed methane wells."


The PENTEK XE Series line, including the Coal Bed Methane Series, is available through a network of more than 5,000 authorized dealers throughout North America. More information on the PENTEK XE Series, including where to buy, is available at www.pumps.com.


About Pentair, Inc.

Pentair (www.pentair.com) is a global diversified industrial company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pentair Water and Fluid Solutions is a leading provider of innovative water and fluid processing products and solutions used in a wide range of applications. Pentair Technical Products is a leading provider of products that enclose and protect some of the world’s most sensitive electronics and electrical equipment, ensuring their safe, secure and reliable performance. With 2011 revenues of $3.5 billion, Pentair employs over 15,000 people worldwide.


Pentair Contact:

Susan O’Grady
Direct: 262-728-7255
Mobile: 262-215-0543
Email: susan.ogrady@pentair.com