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Emerson buys Vilter Manufacturing

Published: 23 June 2009 - 00:00
EMERSON Climate Technologies has bought Vilter Manufacturing, a compressor maker based in Wisconsin, for an undisclosed sum.
The company will become a part of Emerson Climate Technologies' refrigeration division, which provides commercial refrigeration solutions.

Vilter makes compressors for industrial refrigeration and gas compression applications, including reciprocating and single screw compressors. Vilter's products are sold globally through 72 US and 31 global distribution locations.

'Vilter has a well respected brand that will enhance our presence in the food processing and cold storage segments of the refrigeration market,' said Ed Purvis, executive vice president and business leader of Emerson Climate Technologies. He added: 'This acquisition will allow us to expand our existing industry-best product offering and strengthen our position in the refrigeration industry.'

US HVACR giant Emerson, based in Missouri, gained sales of $24.8 billion in 2008.

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