First, let me say that I am incredibly honored and excited
to serve this year as the 67th president of the Petroleum
Equipment Institute. Second, I hope you are following
proper lifting guidelines because you are now holding one
of the heftiest benefits PEI brings to you: its Membership
Directory filled to the brim with information about the
individuals and companies that make PEI so successful .
PEI is predicated upon the idea of bringing members
together to accomplish something great individually and
as an industry at large . The history of achievements the
Institute has made through your involvement is evidence
of the value of your membership and contributions .
The Directory you now hold provides a comprehensive listing of the companies and
individuals that make PEI such a tremendous organization . PEI members, regulators
and other industry professionals look to the Directory as an important tool to reach
key peers, customers, prospects and partners.
I encourage you to leverage the connections provided by this Directory and its
companion online version ( www.pei .org/directory) to keep pace with new products,
technologies, regulations and niches that are introduced in our industry every day.
Along similar lines, review the sections preceding the member listings, which
outline all of the benefits that are available to you as a member of PEI . These benefits
include numerous services, savings, resources, networking opportunities and other
advantages PEI provides its members . Take a moment to discover what your PEI
membership gives you .
Finally, PEI’s mission is to be the leading authority and source of information for
the fuel and liquid handling equipment industry, to promote the value of distributor
services, and to improve the business relationships and practices of PEI members . In
short, we have an impressive mission but we have an even more impressive group
of folks leading the charge . Get to know them through the PEI Directory.