Martin Pettesch Named President of Universal Valve Co.

Service station equipment manufacturer, Universal Valve Co., announces that Martin C. Pettesch has been promoted to President. Pettesch has been with Universal for over 25 years.

Service station equipment manufacturer, Universal Valve Co., announces that Martin C. Pettesch has been promoted to President. Pettesch has been with Universal for over 25 years. His past positions within Universal Valve include Design Engineer, Operations Manager, Manager of Engineering, Vice President of Engineering, and Executive Vice President. Pettesch, a graduate of New Jersey Institute of Technology for Mechanical Engineering and the University of Phoenix MBA Program, has over 26 patents related to bettering the service station industry to his name.

The announcement comes from Robert J. Milo, Chief Executive Officer of Universal Valve Co., and the promotion takes effect immediately. Pettesch worked with Universal founder Joseph V. Milo (JVM) for many years perfecting many industry designs on valves, manholes, and fittings. Joseph Milo was a mentor to Pettesch and together they worked to design and engineer many great products still in use today.

Pettesch was honored in 1997 by The New Jersey Inventor's Hall of Fame given the Young Inventor Award for his achievements in industrial design. He has continued this tradition of innovation while serving twice on the Board of Directors for the Petroleum Equipment Institute. His vision and dedication to both Universal Valve and the petroleum equipment industry has provided many ground-breaking patents, inventions, and products.

For more information on the Universal Valve Company, contact them at:
Universal Valve Co.
478 Schiller St., Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Telephone: 908-351-0606
Fax: 908-351-0369
inbox@universalvalve.com
http://www.universalvalve.com/

At Universal Valve Company, Inc., quality is an integral part of every product and service. It's been that way since the beginning in 1932.