PENTAIR AQUATIC ECO-SYSTEMS, INC. PURCHASES THE TOOLING AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF HE GROUP, INC.
Sanford, NC, August 1, 2014 — Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, Inc. announced today it has purchased the tooling and intellectual property of HE Group, Inc. (HGI), a fiberglass design and manufacturing company, specializing in aquaculture and water treatment systems, on June 6, 2014. “The technology and manufacturing capability acquired from HGI is a win-win for Pentair and its customers. It provides product flexibility for our customers and adds an array of commercial equipment to our recirculating aquaculture system portfolio,” said Karl Frykman, President of Pentair Aquatic Systems.
ABOUT PENTAIR AQUATIC SYSTEMS Pentair Aquatic Systems provides leading edge equipment, accessories and water technology solutions to the swimming pool, aquaculture and environmental water monitoring industries. Aquatic Systems produces a broad line of products from pumps and filtration equipment to thermal products, automated controls, lights, automatic cleaners, water purification and treatment technology, UV sterilizers, electromagnetic flow meters, irrigation controls, and more. Applications for Aquatic Systems products include maintenance, repair and renovation of existing in-field equipment, as well as planning and engineered solutions for new installations in North America, Europe, and emerging markets such as China, Latin America and other countries.
ABOUT PENTAIR plc. Pentair plc (www.pentair.com) delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers’ diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. With 2013 revenues of $7.5 billion, Pentair employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide.
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