St. Louis, MO – Fike Corporation, a globally recognized leader in engineered solutions for process safety and facilities protection, has ordered a custom hydraulic draw press from Beckwood Press Company.

Scheduled for completion in late 2014, the press will be installed in Fike’s Blue Springs, Missouri, world headquarters. The press, the fourth custom hydraulic press provided to Fike by Beckwood, is engineered for Fike’s specific application needs, and will further help to achieve their mission of consistently meeting or exceeding their customers’ requirements and expectations through continuous improvement.

“We’re pleased to continue our partnership with Beckwood through this custom press project. This latest Beckwood press system will help us continue to manufacture industry-leading, precision-engineered solutions to meet customer needs in the explosion protection, overpressure protection, pressure activation and fire protection industries.” said Dave Peirano, Executive Director, Corporate Operations. “Purchasing a press that’s engineered to do exactly what we need it to do helps Fike’s efficiencies as well as maintain our high standards for product quality,” he continued.

About Fike Corporation

Fike Corporation ( is a globally recognized supplier of precision-engineered solutions for fire protection, pressure relief, overpressure protection and pressure activation.  Since 1945 Fike’s highly skilled workforce has designed and built solutions for Fortune 500 companies and businesses around the world that want peace of mind from experiencing consequences of serious financial loss or a devastating disaster.

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