Contact: Magan Matthews, Director of Public Relations  686.3566

Midland, Texas — The Midland Development Corporation is scheduled to present a check to Sentry International for the amount of $250,000.

Sentry International recently expanded to Midland from Wichita, Kansas.  The company has been manufacturing oil field equipment for over 40 years.  In addition to selling equipment, the Sentry location in Midland will house a service and repair facility.  The expansion to Midland was a total investment in excess of $4,000,000.

Sentry International will generate 50 new jobs and plans to have a total annual payroll in excess of $3,000,000 over the next three years.

A press conference will be held at Sentry International at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Sentry International is located at the former Texas Instruments building south of Midland International Airport.

For more information, please contact Magan Matthews at 683.3381.