Union acquires The Wittemann Company

15 April 2013

Union Engineering acquires american based The Wittemann Company, LLC.

Union Engineering a/s, a Danish CO2 plant manufacturer announced today that it has acquired 100% of the shares in The Wittemann Company, LLC. 

Bill Geiger will continue as Managing Director of Wittemann.

Commenting on the transaction, Bill Geiger, Managing Director of Wittemann said:

“The product lines and services provided by Union Engineering and The Wittemann Company are very complementary of one another. The joining of resources with Union provides Wittemann the opportunity to expand its presence and capabilities in the expanding global CO2 market.”

Peter Kriklywi, CEO of Union Engineering added:

“We are very excited about joining forces with Wittemann, and after the first talk we were never in doubt that this is the right move for both companies. Together we have a stronger ability to serve the important US industrial gases market with CO2 plants and services.
The acquisition of Wittemann is in line with Unions strategy of being present with own operations in all major CO2 markets and will increase our global capabilities to provide customers with a broader range of products, solutions and services.  It enhances Unions position as the world’s leading supplier of innovative CO2 technology.

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