Business View Magazine | May 2019

90 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MAY 2019 The Pressure Vessel Manufacturers ASSOCIATION R ecently, Business View Magazine submitted several written questions to members of the Pressure Vessel Manufacturers Association (PVMA) to find out more about the Association’s mandate and services. The following is an edited transcript of that correspondence: BVM: Can you tell us a little about the history of the Association? What was in the minds of its founders? What was the need that the Association felt had to be filled? What was its original mission and did it change over the years? Larry Dildine, PVMA President and President of Phoenix Forge Group: “The Pressure Vessels Manufacturers Association is a Chicago-based trade association representing manufacturers of pressure vessels along with their suppliers