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Porvair acquires Keystone Filter from Ceco Environmental

Porvair Filtration Group has purchased the goodwill, business and trading assets of Keystone Filter, a division of Ceco Environmental Corp, in a cash deal. Keystone, which had 2017 revenue of around US$4 million, designs and manufactures filter cartridges and housings for the food and beverage, drinking water, and chemical process markets in the US. As part of the acquisition, Porvair has entered into a transition services agreement with Ceco to …Read More

Granite Construction to Acquire Layne Christensen in $565 Million Stock Merger Transaction

WATSONVILLE, Calif. & THE WOODLANDS, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE) Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) and Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ: LAYN) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Granite will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Layne in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at $565 million, including the assumption of net debt. The transaction, which was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, is expected to …Read More

Water Remediation Technology (WRT) acquires Loprest Water Treatment Company

ARVADA, Colo., Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Water Remediation Technology (WRT) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Loprest Water Treatment Company (Loprest). Based in Northern California, Loprest specializes in water filtration, and treatment processes for the removal of iron and manganese, arsenic, nitrate and other contaminants. With hundreds of installations throughout California and the world, Loprest has provided reliable, durable, and cost-effective water treatment solutions for over ninety years. Established in 1928 in San Francisco, …Read More

Ecolab acquires Cascade Water Services

Ecolab Inc has bought Cascade Water Services Inc, a privately held company that provides water treatment programs and services to the US institutional market, mainly in New York and Florida. Cascade Water Services, which had sales of approximately US$35 million in 2017, will become part of Ecolab’s Water business. “As commercial building, lodging and healthcare facilities continue to expand, the demand for experts who can bring effective solutions to our …Read More

CTI-ORELIS acquires CeraMem®

CTI-ORELIS acquires CeraMem® assets and reinforces its presence in North America. The group CTI-ORELIS is announcing the acquisition of the CeraMem® assets from Veolia Water Technologies. They will immediately begin integrating the new business, developing synergies for advanced ceramic membrane based solutions for the oil and gas industry. “This is a major step forward for our Group,” says François Garcia, CEO of CTI-ORELIS. “Through the acquisition of CeraMem®, we will …Read More

Evoqua Water Technologies’ IPO priced at $18 per share

(Reuters) – Wastewater treatment systems provider Evoqua Water Technologies Corp (AQUA.N) said on Wednesday its initial public offering was priced at $18 per share, raising about $500 million. The 27.78-million share offering was priced at the midpoint of the expected range of $17 to $19 and is expected to debut on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AQUA” on Thursday. Evoqua is the largest North American provider of …Read More

GE Water to be rebranded as SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions after acquisition

PARIS, France – French environmental giant SUEZ will integrate and rebrand GE’s industrial water business as SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions following its multi-billion euro acquisition. In its half-year net results released today, SUEZ said it expects the financial transaction to close in September, subject to regulatory approvals. It added that: “A meeting will be held in fourth-quarter 2017 to detail the Group’s strategy on these markets and provide more …Read More

Emefcy and RWL Water Merge to Create Fluence, a Full-Service Distributed Water Solutions Corporation 

Fluence offers decentralized, cost-effective, quick-to-deploy water and wastewater treatment solutions to clients worldwide, bringing leading-edge treatment technology to companies and communities. NEW YORK – July 17, 2017 – Emefcy Group Limited (ASX: EMC) (“Emefcy”) and RWL Water LLC have completed their definitive merger agreement effective July 14, 2017 to form Fluence Corporation Limited (“Fluence”) (ASX: FLC), bringing together breakthrough technologies and proven delivery platforms to optimize treatment solutions for the water cycle for the 21st century. Fluence’s …Read More

Repligen to buy filtration company Spectrum for $359 million in cash and stock

Waltham life sciences company Repligen Corp., which sells products that help biotechs clear and purify drugs, Friday said it has agreed to pay $359 million to acquire privately held filtration company Spectrum Laboratories Inc. The proposed deal, which includes a cash payment of $120 million along with 6.1 million shares of Repligen stock, will strengthen Repligen’s position in bioprocess filtration, a key component of the fast-growing biomanufacturing sector. Spectrum, based …Read More

Filtration Group Corporation has closed its acquisition of Essentra plc’s Porous Technologies business.

AUSTIN, Texas, March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Filtration Group Corporation is pleased to announce that it has closed its acquisition of the Porous Technologies business of Essentra plc. This move significantly broadens the company’s customer base and product portfolio. “The addition of the Essentra Porous Technologies business increases our capabilities for our customers,” said George Nolen, Filtration Group CEO.  “This acquisition furthers our mission of becoming an innovative global filtration solution …Read More