STATESVILLE, N.C. - Laboratory furniture and millwork firm Kewaunee Scientific  won an $18.5 million contract to produce laboratory furniture.

The contract is the second leg of an ongoing project that was awarded to Kewaunee Scientific Corporation (NASDAQ: KEQU) , through its dealer ATC. The new College of Science complex for Kuwait University's Sabah Al-Salem University City is being built by Turner Projacs JV, MCC.

This is the second College at the new Sabah Al-Salem University City for which Kewaunee will be supplying Laboratory furniture, fume hoods, and related products. The first, at the College of Engineering and Petroleum complex, is nearly completed, Kewaunee said.

College of Engineering and Petroleum complex

"Being selected to continue to provide the highest quality products and services to Kuwait University's Sabah Al-Salem University City at the College of Science complex is further indication of our commitment to the Middle East and a reflection of our industry leading reputation and the ability of our experienced international team in servicing the important Middle East market," said David M. Rausch, Kewaunee Scientific's President and Chief Executive Officer.

Based in Statesville, North Carolina and founded in 1906, Kewaunee Scientific is a member of the Architeectural Woodwork Institute, and designs, manufactures, and installs laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products. Products include steel, wood, and laminate casework, fume hoods, adaptable modular systems, moveable workstations, stand-alone benches, biological safety cabinets, and epoxy resin worksurfaces and sinks.

Direct sales offices are located in the United States, India, Singapore, and China. Three manufacturing facilities are located in Statesville serving the domestic and international markets, and one manufacturing facility is located in Bangalore, India serving the local and Asian markets

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