Gorman-Rupp to accumulate Tuthill’s Fill-Rite enterprise

The Gorman-Rupp Co has entered right into a definitive settlement to amass the property of Fill-Rite and Sotera, a division of Tuthill Corp, for US$525 million.
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Fill-Rite supplies liquid switch pumps in addition to a line of mechanical and digital meters, precision weights and measures, certified meters, hand pumps, hoses, nozzles and equipment.
With facilities in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Lenexa, Kansas, USA, Fill-Rite has annual income of approximately US$140 million.
The Fill-Rite and Sotera manufacturers strategically broaden Gorman-Rupp’s place in agriculture, construction and recreation markets.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Fill-Rite’s spectacular portfolio of mission-critical pumps and its excellent group of employees to the Gorman-Rupp household,” said Scott King, president and CEO of Gorman-Rupp. “Altogether, with our mixed capabilities, we count on our revenues to succeed in over US$500 million annually – a major milestone.”
“I first discovered about Gorman-Rupp when I was in highschool,” stated Jay Tuthill, chairman of Tuthill Corp. “ เกจวัดแรงดันออกซิเจนราคา was the summer of 1969 and I was being given a crash course on ‘Who’s Who within the Pump Business’. Now, more than half a century later, I am thrilled to see Tuthill’s Fill-Rite enterprise moving into the Gorman-Rupp orbit.”
Gorman-Rupp says that Fill-Rite aligns with its disciplined acquisition standards targeted on pumps and pumping options.
“We are happy to have found a companion that represents an excellent strategic match for each corporations, bringing together two pioneering flow control companies with over one hundred fifty years of combined experience operating as market-leaders,” said Jeff Gorman, govt chairman of Gorman-Rupp’s board of administrators. “This distinctive alternative suits nicely into Gorman-Rupp’s general strategic plan to search out well-suited alternatives for growth and innovation.”
Fill-Rite’s management staff will continue to guide the business as a model new division of Gorman-Rupp.

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