FSA Appoints Edward Marchese as Vice President of Board of Directors


The Fluid Sealing Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward Marchese as Vice President of its Board of Directors.

Mr. Marchese is President of Proco Products, Inc., of Stockton, California, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of piping/ducting system expansion joints.

Prior to joining Proco, Mr. Marchese was President of Holz Rubber Company of Lodi, California, from 1992 to 1999, where he began his career in 1973. He has over 35 years of experience in the industrial rubber manufacturing industry.

Mr. Marchese also serves the Fluid Sealing Association as Chairman of the By-Laws Committee and as a member of the Executive, Nominating, Publicity, and Strategic Planning Committees.

Proco Products has been a member of the FSA since 1984. Mr. Marchese was nominated to the Board of Directors in 2006.

About the Fluid Sealing Association

The Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) is an international trade association. Members are involved in the production and marketing of virtually every kind of fluid sealing device in the world today, including mechanical packings, gaskets, seals and expansion joints. Its membership, composed of the foremost companies of the industry, represents over eighty-five percent of the North American Market.

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