David Tran Joins PAC as Vice President of Product Management and Marketing

Houston, TX., USA – January 8, 2013 – PAC, a leading global provider of advanced analytical instruments for laboratories and online process applications, is pleased to announce that David Tran has now joined the growing PAC team as the Vice President of Product Management & Marketing. David has over thirty years of experience both within the petroleum industry and with major instrument suppliers to this industry. He worked for several years with Texaco and Sun Oil Company before joining Emerson Process Management, Honeywell, and, most recently, Thermo Fisher Scientific. Throughout his career, David has held various positions in technical management, business development, marketing, and product management.

“I am excited to join PAC and eager to start working with the team here to drive growth by providing our customers with the best value and customer experience,” said David. “I am proud to be part of a team that is not only a leading supplier of the best analytical instruments, but also a solid partner to the customers. We are committed to understanding our customer’s issues and concerns and providing them with innovative and effective solutions.”

"We at PAC are pleased that David has joined the team. With his extensive industry experience on both the customer and supplier sides, David brings a unique, customer-centric perspective and knowledge set to PAC and will play a vital role to the continued success of PAC,” said Tim Winfrey, PAC President. “David is replacing Daniel Benitez who has taken on the role of Vice President of the Process Analytics group at PAC.”

About PAC

PAC is a leading global provider of advanced analytical instruments for laboratories and online process applications in industries such as refinery, petrochemical, biofuels, environmental, food & beverage, and pharmaceutical. To provide its customers with cutting edge technology, PAC leverages significant R&D resources to support its core technologies, including chromatography, elemental analysis, physical properties, and fuels composition. PAC’s product portfolio includes leading product lines with long histories of developing innovative instrumentation: AC Analytical Controls, Antek, Alcor, Cambridge Viscosity, PetroSpec, PSPI, ISL and Walter Herzog. For more information, visit www.paclp.com, or contact the company’s headquarters at 8824 Fallbrook Dr., Houston, Texas 77064, Tel. (U.S.) 800.444.TEST, or +281.940.1803.