Duluth, GA – January 18, 2008 – Harrington Group, Inc. wishes to congratulate and thank James M. Rucci, P.E. for his 20 years of service to the firm. Mr. Rucci is the Executive Vice President of Harrington Group and has over 31 years of experience in the fire protection engineering industry. He has become a nationally recognized expert in fire alarm system design, CO2 and clean agent gaseous extinguishing system design, code analysis, foam suppression, and electric power generating facility fire protection. His interest in the fire protection industry began in college and he has devoted his entire career to this field.

Mr. Rucci’s knowledge and experience has been instrumental to the success and growth of Harrington Group. President and CEO of the firm, Jeff Harrington, P.E. comments, “I have known Jim for 36 years. He is a principled man who never compromises on his beliefs. Professionally, his unwavering mission is to go the extra mile for every client and for our firm. By his leading through example, that mission has become a tenant of the firm’s core principles. We are blessed to have Jim as a Principal in the firm and are thrilled that he has reached this amazing 20-year milestone.”

Harrington Group, Inc. is a Fire Protection Engineering consulting firm headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, with an additional office in Charlotte, North Carolina (d/b/a Harrington Group, Inc. in the state of North Carolina). The firm is committed to providing its clients with creative solutions, while optimizing the relationship between cost and benefits. Established in 1986, the firm has become one of the most experienced and respected practices dedicated to Fire Protection and Safety & Health in the southeast.

By Jeff Harrington, CEO and Founder of Harrington Group, Inc.