Dresser, Inc. Announces Notes Exchange Offer

Dallas, Texas, UNITED STATES


DALLAS, May 13, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dresser, Inc. today announced an offer to exchange up to $250 million in aggregate principal amount of its registered Series B 9 3/8 percent Senior Subordinated Notes due 2011 for its outstanding unregistered Series A 9 3/8 percent Senior Subordinated Notes due 2011. The exchange offer will expire at 5 p.m. ET (New York City time) on Wednesday, June 26, 2002, unless Dresser, in its sole discretion, elects to extend the exchange offer.

The exchange agent for the exchange offer is State Street Bank and Trust Company, Corporate Trust Department, 5th Floor, 2 Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111. For information by telephone, call (617) 662-1553.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Dresser, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of highly engineered equipment and services sold primarily to customers in the flow control, measurement and power systems segments of the energy industry. Dresser has a widely distributed global presence, with over 8,500 employees and a sales presence in over 100 countries worldwide. The company's Website can be accessed at www.dresser.com.

Safe Harbor Statement:

In addition to the historical data contained herein, this document includes forward-looking statements regarding the future revenues and earnings of the Company, as well as expectations regarding backlog, orders and capital expenditures, made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company's actual results may differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on current expectations of the Company's performance and are subject to a variety of factors, not under the control of the Company, which can affect the Company's results of operations, liquidity or financial condition. Such factors may include overall demand for, and pricing of, the Company's products; the size and timing of orders; changes in the price and demand for oil and natural gas in both domestic and international markets; conditions in the general manufacturing economy; political and social issues affecting the countries in which the Company does business; fluctuations in currency markets worldwide; and variations in global economic activity. In particular, current and projected oil and natural gas prices as well as demand for energy directly affect some customers' spending levels and their related purchases of many of the Company's products and services.

Because the information herein is based solely on data currently available, it is subject to change as a result of changes in conditions over which the Company has no control or influence, and should not therefore be viewed as assurance regarding the Company's future performance. Additionally, the Company is not obligated to make public indication of such changes unless required under applicable disclosure rules and regulations.



        

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