PVMA Elections

PVMA Election Results
The Pressure Vessel Manufacturers Association (PVMA) elected the following officers for 2014/2015:
President: Rick Fryda (president/CEO of Compco Industries)
Vice President: Bill Kahl (general manager of Steel Fab – a division of the Samuel Pressure Vessel Group)
Secretary Treasurer: Brooke Conrad (quality manager, Worthington Industries)
In addition, Larry Dildine (president of Phoenix Forging Company, Inc.) and Billy Thompson (unit manager of Campbell Hausfeld) were re-elected to PVMA’s Board of Directors. 
PVMA will hold its Fall Business Meeting September 8th and 9th at the campus of The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors in Columbus, Ohio. Non-members are encouraged to attend and registration is complimentary. Contact PVMA at for more information and to register. 
PVMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization of North American companies representing manufacturers of pressure vessels made in accordance with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Division 1 and Division 2; and suppliers of materials and services to the pressure vessel fabricating industry. For additional information, visit