BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. - Spirax Sarco Inc. (SSI), has purchased all relevant business assets of Emco Flow Systems of Longmont, Colo., from Advanced Energy Industries Inc., of Fort Collins, Colo. Emco will be organized as a division of SSI, with operations headquartered in Longmont. The Emco network of independent manufacturers' representatives will continue serving existing customers and markets.

Emco is a provider of flow measurement products for HVAC, commercial and municipal water, and other industrial applications involving steam, gas, and liquids. Emco product lines include in-line and insertion vortex flow meters, insertion turbine flow meters, Doppler and transit time ultrasonic flow meters, electromagnetic flow meters, flow processors, and temperature transmitters.

Commenting on the acquisition, SSI president Mark Vernon said, "The addition of Emco complements our existing range of steam flow meters. Emco also brings proven flow measurement solutions for commercial and industrial liquids and gases that will enhance the application breadth of our process instrumentation product portfolio. Emco has a rich heritage of product innovation, and we intend on accelerating the development of new products that are already under consideration."

Publication date: 07/18/2005