Forum Energy Technologies Announces API Monogram Certification for Tanks Manufactured in Smithton, PA

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FET) is pleased to announce that its Smithton, PA manufacturing location received authorization to use the official American Petroleum Institute (API) Monogram on Forum's steel storage tanks. The API Monogram is only issued after demonstrated compliance with API specifications and standards.

While Forum's tanks have always been manufactured according to API specifications, obtaining authority to use the API Monogram confirms the quality of Forum's products. Forum's proprietary welding system, its designs, and the painting and coating applications, have been approved and recognized as some of the best processes in the industry by the API. Forum's main commitments, which are part of the company Quality Policy, are customer focus and continuous improvement.

About Forum Energy Technologies

Forum Energy Technologies Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a global provider of manufactured technologies and applied products to the energy industry. With approximately 3,200 employees located throughout the world, Forum is well positioned to provide the products and technologies essential to solving the increasingly complex challenges of the subsea, drilling and production sectors of the oil and gas industry. For more information, please visit

CONTACT: Donna Smith, Director - Marketing & Communications 281.949.2514 donna.smith@f-e-t.comSource:Forum Energy Technologies