Founded in 1944, Franklin Electric Company is one of the leading companies in the world that is engaged in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and automotive fuels. It serves clients in the residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial and municipal industries. The company has more than 15 manufacturing and distribution facilities located in the United States, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, China and Japan. Franklin Electric Company s engineered specialty electric motor products and electronic controls are used in gasoline dispensers, paint sprayers, electric hoists, explosion-proof vapor exhaust fans, soft ice cream machines, and vacuum pumping and livestock feeding systems. The company operates Franklin Fueling Systems, which offers a range of fueling product solutions from tank to dispenser, around the world.