Cyclops Industries to Celebrate Diamond Anniversary: 60 Years in the Manufacturing Business


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Press Release from Cyclops Industries.

     South Charleston, WV … Cyclops Industries, a designer and manufacturer of safety sight glasses, viewport assemblies, sight flow indicators, spray rings, sight lights and sight glass replacements since 1959, will be celebrating their 60th Anniversary on June 19, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at their headquarters at 432 3rd Avenue,  South Charleston, WV 25303.

Cyclops Industries, Inc. was founded in 1959 by Gene LeRoy with 13 patents while he was employed at Union Carbide. The Cyclops sight glass provides maximum safety under high pressure, high temperature, corrosive and volatile operations while observing processes in industrial pressure vessels and pipelines. They can withstand a wide thermal shock range and are capable of resisting blow out or rupture. In most applications no packings, compression rings or screws are involved, eliminating costly continuous maintenance.

Gene LeRoy’s granddaughter, Kim Mack, now runs the company as their President. She has been in that position since 1999.

A press conference / celebration of 60 years is planned for Wednesday, June 19, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Scheduled to speak: Kim Mack, President of Cyclops Industries, Frank Mullens, Mayor of South Charleston, a Senator Manchin representative, a Senator Capito representative, Matt Ballard, President of the Charleston Area Alliance, Rebecca McPhail, President of the WV Manufacturing Association, Arlie Carpenter, Director of Manufacturing Services, RCBI, and John Canfield, WV Chamber of Commerce.

“We are so proud of our rich tradition and history that our grandfather started,” stated Kim Mack, President of Cyclops. “We look forward to continuing our service well into the future,” she added.

Refreshments and cake will be served following a program of speakers.Call 304-744-9486 to RSVP or more information.

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