FENTON, Mo. — Control Devices LLC., headquartered in Fenton, Mo., a portfolio company of Minneapolis-based Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison (GHJ&M), has announced the acquisition of Kerick Valve Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla.

Kerick Valve is a leading manufacturer of PVC float valves and other related components that are used in a variety of applications including cooling towers, commercial ice-making equipment, and more. Control Devices’ CEO, Chris FitzGerald, said, “Kerick Valve is a name synonymous with the highest quality, made-in-America PVC float valves, and its product line is highly complementary to Control Devices’ existing broad line of Bob® and Bobby® branded industrial float valves.”

Control Devices is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered flow control solutions. It offers customized and standard valves, nozzles and accessories, condensate traps, refrigerant distributors, and other products that serve as critical components in various end-product applications including HVACR systems.

“We are pleased to support the Control Devices management team in yet another excellent acquisition,” said Jason Brass, GHJ&M managing director.

For more information on Control Devices, visit www.cdivalve.com. For more information on Kerick Valve, visit www.floatvalve.com.

Publication date: 12/16/2013

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