Robbins & Myers Reaches New Labor Agreement

Dayton, Ohio (ots-PRNewswire) - Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: RBN) announced today its Moyno Industrial Products business unit reached agreement with Local 902 of the United Auto Workers ending a ten week work stoppage at the unit's facility in Springfield, Ohio. Union members walked off the job February 1, 1999 following expiration of the previous contract. Major issues were economic in nature including health care coverage.

Hugh E. Becker, spokesperson for the Company, said, "We are pleased that a successful conclusion has been reached ending the walkout. The final agreement represents a fair and equitable settlement for both parties."

The Company maintained customer commitments during the ten week period operating the facility with salaried personnel and utilizing manufacturing support from other R&M units.

Robbins & Myers, Inc. is an international manufacturer and marketer of superior quality fluids management products and systems serving the process industries: specialty chemicals, pharmaceutical, oil and gas exploration, production and pipeline, wastewater treatment, food and beverage, and pulp and paper. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, the Company has facilities in the United States, Canada, Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Singapore and joint ventures in China, India and Taiwan.

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Contact:
Hugh E. Becker, Vice President
Investor Relations of Robbins & Myers
(USA) 937-225-3335

Web site: http://www.robn.com

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