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Announcement of New CFO

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Mueller Company (OTC:MUEL) announced today that Kenneth E. Jeffries will be joining the company as Chief Financial Officer effective August 25, 2014. Mr. Jeffries replaces Marcelino Rodriguez, who resigned in February 2014 to pursue a position with KMG Chemicals.

Previously, Mr. Jeffries had served as the Chief Financial Officer and the Senior Vice President of Finance during 1996-2008 for Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation, a privately-owned entertainment company with themed-parks and attractions across the country. Upon his departure in 2008, he established Jeffries Consulting and over the last several years has worked with JRI Industries, Kids Across America and Barnabas Foundation as their Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Herschend Family Entertainment, he was employed by Dairy Farmers of America, Inc and Hallmark Cards, Inc.

David Moore, President and CEO of Paul Mueller Company states, "We are pleased to have Ken join our team at Paul Mueller Company. He not only possesses an extensive professional history, but also has strong roots in our community. I look forward to working with Ken on our continued progress."

Mr. Jeffries holds an MBA in Finance from Rockhurst College and a BS in Accounting and Information Technology from Missouri State University.

Paul Mueller Company is a manufacturer of high quality stainless steel equipment used worldwide on dairy farms and in wide varieties of industrial applications, including food, dairy, and beverage processing; transportation; pharmaceutical, biotechnological, and chemical processing; water distillation; heat transfer; heat recovery; HVAC; and process cooling.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that provide current expectations of future events based on certain assumptions. All statements regarding future performance growth, conditions, or developments are forward-looking statements. Actual future results may differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the factors described on page 35 of the Company's 2013 Annual Report. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update these forward-looking statements to reflect any future events or circumstances.

CONTACT: David Moore President and CEO SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (417) 575-9000Source:Paul Mueller Company