One Millionth Faradyne Motor Sold

Milestone Marks 5 Years of Successful Partnership

Newark, NY— April 23, 2010 — Faradyne Motors, a joint venture between ITT Corporation and Pentair Water, is pleased to announce that it has manufactured and sold one million submersible motors. Headquartered in Newark, N.Y., Faradyne was formed in 2005 to produce a new generation of reliable high-quality motors.

Pentair Water sells Faradyne motors under the PENTEK® brand, while ITT sells them under the CentriPro™ brand. Drawing upon the technical expertise and resources of both ITT and Pentair Water, Faradyne is backed by over 250 years of collective pump and motor experience.

Higher Quality & Reliability
“CentriPro and PENTEK are simply the best 4” submersible motors in the industry” said Melissa Kidd, president of Faradyne Motors. “From day one, we manufactured an excellentquality, high-performance motor, and now five years later
they have more than proven themselves in the field. We are committed to quality, continuous innovation and new product development, so the future looks even brighter.” According to Kidd, since moving to the Faradyne motor, both Pentair Water and ITT have lowered warranty claims and improved customer satisfaction.

Pentair Waterʼs PENTEK motors and ITTʼs CentriPro motor offerings have expanded to include models from 1/2-HP to 5-HP in single- phase and up to 7.5HP three-phase models. Both are available through a network of more than 5,000 authorized dealers throughout North America. More information about the CentriPro and PENTEK motors, including purchase locations, is available at or at

About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world.

Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated a 2009 revenue of $10.9 billion.

About Pentair, Inc.
Pentair ( (NYSE:PNR) is a global diversified industrial company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its Water Group is a global leader in providing innovative products and systems used worldwide in the movement, treatment, storage and enjoyment of water. Pentair’s Technical Products Group is a leader in the global enclosures and thermal management markets, designing and manufacturing thermal management products and standard, modified, and custom enclosures that protect sensitive electronics and the people that use them. With 2009 revenues of $2.7 billion, Pentair employs approximately 13,150 people worldwide.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please call Melissa Kidd at 315.331.5985 or e-mail Melissa at