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Kroff Facilities Services, Inc. Announces Promotion of Dave Kern to General Manager

PITTSBURGH, March 20, 2012 - Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, is pleased to announce that Dave Kern has been promoted to the role of general manager of Kroff Facilities Services, Inc. (KFS). In this new role, Kern will plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of KFS, while promoting its growth through new business development.

“Throughout his 15-year career with Kroff, Inc., Dave has demonstrated his ability to grow and maintain a robust client base by providing creative solutions, exceptional service and by developing a true understanding of each client’s needs,” said Fred Potthoff, co-founder and co-owner of Kroff, Inc. “We congratulate Dave on his recent promotion and know his leadership skills and extensive knowledge of the industry will be an asset as we continue to grow our operations.”

During his tenure with the company, Kern helped to develop cost-saving and environmental solutions for a host of industries including steel, vinyl and plastics, commercial and institutional, energy supply, and oilfield services. Prior to joining Kroff, Inc., Kern spent five years with Calgon Corporation Water Management Division in New Jersey where he was focused on the pharmaceutical, food and beverage, cogeneration, and chemical manufacturing industries.

Kern holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Association of Water Technologists, Association of Iron and Steel Technology, Marcellus Shale Coalition, and the International District Energy Association.

Kroff Facilities Services, Inc. provides operations and maintenance services that help to reduce a facility’s operational costs by utilizing custom-blended chemicals and processes for water and wastewater treatment.

About Kroff Inc.
Kroff, Inc. is one of the fastest-growing, full-service water treatment companies in the United States. With patented chemistry, experienced consultants and a commitment to innovation, Kroff engineers solutions for clients that ensure environmental compliance and save money. The company includes: Kroff Chemical Company, Inc. (KCC), providing custom-blended chemicals and processes for water and wastewater treatment; Kroff Facilities Services, Inc. (KFS), enabling companies and organizations to outsource their water treatment services; Kroff Process Technologies, Inc. (KPT), providing process cleaners and lubricants to support the metals production and fabrication industries; Kroff Well Services, Inc. (KWS), offering remediation of flowback waters and production brines for frac water reuse; Kroff International, LLC, with projects in Japan, Europe, Africa and South America; Kroff Lab Services, Inc. (KLS), offering exceptional speed and precision in water analysis and the expertise of a doctoral-level analytical team; Kroff partners with companies in primary metals, manufacturing, health care, and energy and more. Founded in 1988, Kroff is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.