Franklin Electric Co. Vice President DeLancey Davis has been appointed to the Hydraulic Institute’s 2016-2019 Board of Directors. The board of the institute – a global authority on pumps and pump systems – steers the group and sets its priorities.

“It’s an honor to represent Franklin Electric as part of the Hydraulic Institute’s Board of Directors,” Davis says. “As the largest association of pump industry manufacturers in North America, we have some lofty, yet achievable goals. I look forward to collaborating with the HI board in addressing critical issues confronting the industry.”

In addition to serving as vice president at Franklin Electric, Davis is president of the North America Water Systems.

The Hydraulic Institute provides a resource for pumping solutions by addressing pump systems, developing standards, spreading knowledge and resources, and advocating for the industry. For details, visit

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