Nesquehoning Hose Co. No. 1 is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Ametek Foundation. Chad Hammerly, left, plant manager of the Nesquehoning Division of Ametek, West Chester Plastics presents check to John P. McArdle, Fire Chief of Nesquehoning Hose Co.

"The Foundation's grant enables the Nesquehoning Hose Co. help with their operational expenses,"said Chad Hammerly, manager of the AMETEK plant in Nesquehoning. "We certainly appreciate the volunteer member's contribution in our community which provides protection for our facilities." The AMETEK Foundation, established in 1960, operates separately from AMETEK, Inc. and serves as the principal funding entity for the company's charitable contributions.