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Forum Energy Technologies Acquires Cooper Valves and Innovative Valve Components

HOUSTON, Texas, January 9, 2017 – Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FET) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Cooper Valves from Platform Management investment group. Based in Stafford, Texas, Cooper Valves manufactures Accuseal® metal seated ball valves engineered to meet Class VI shut off standards for use in severe service applications, as well as a full line of cast and forged gate, globe, and check valves. Innovative Valve Components, in partnership with Cooper Valves, commercialized critical service valves and components for the power generation industry.

Major Incorporated Sold to Shale Inland

Houston, Texas (July 28, 2015) – Major Incorporated, a U.S. Northeast-based distributor of pipe, valves, fittings, and actuation solutions, has been acquired by Shale-Inland from Platform Management.

New Website Goes Live for Platform Management!

Platform Management has always put their subsidiary company's needs before their own. It's an imperative stance that the company has taken in order to prove its dedication to any business venture. Cooper Valves, Safer Systems, and Major Incorporated now have re-designed branding, literature, and websites that have increased public interest and sales.

Platform Management Announces Merger of idsTAG into InfoChip, LP

Houston, TX – Effective October 2014, idsTAG, a well-known player in the valve industry, agreed to merge into InfoChip, LP, an RFID solutions company that provides RFID software, RFID tags, and RFID readers for industrial applications. InfoChip, LP’s primary sales office is in Houston, Texas.

Texas Business Leaders Support U.S. Export Import Bank

Leaders from several U.S. energy companies met in Washington, D.C. to support a long-term reauthorization of the U.S. Export Import Bank, which is currently set to expire in June 30, 2015. Nearly 800 CEOs, Presidents, Executives, and other industry leaders from Houston, Texas were in attendance to lend their support.