Aqua-Chem acquires SPECIFIC equipment company
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Deal In Brief
Aqua-Chem, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of water purification systems, has acquired Specific Equipment Company (SPECIFIC), a provider of fluid-handling systems for the petroleum and resort hotel sectors.
Both the companies are based in the US.
Deal Type Acquisition
Sub-Category Majority Acquisition
Deal Status Completed: 2010-07-26
Target (Company) Specific Equipment Company
Acquirer (Company) Aqua-Chem, Inc.
The acquisition will strengthen Aqua-Chem’s reach to markets outside of the US, particularly in South America and Mexico and capabilities across its core customer industries. It will also expand SPECIFIC’s production, sales and service capacity in delivering a broad range of products to its customers.