Alfa Laval acquires Ashbrook Simon-Hartley

Posted: Wednesday 26th September 2012

Alfa Laval has acquired Ashbrook Simon-Hartley – a leading manufacturer of liquid/solid separation, process systems, fluid control and aftermarket products and services for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment installations worldwide.

Together, the combined portfolio will offer a broader and more extensive range of product, process and service solutions to the wastewater treatment marketplace.

Both Alfa Laval and Ashbrook Simon-Hartley have strong presence in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment applications, where Alfa Laval is mainly involved in dewatering, thickening, heating and filtration. Ashbrook Simon-Hartley is also involved in dewatering thickening and filtration, but adds primary clarification, aeration, secondary clarification and biosolids pasteurization.

Founded in 1904, Ashbrook Simon-Hartley’s products include thickening and dewatering equipment, sequencing batch reactors, diffused aeration, ultrafiltration membrane systems, sand filter filtration and cleaning, and standalone treatment plants. They also offer specialty products, as well as retrofits, maintenance, plant operations and contract services. Alfa Laval’s solutions range from decanter centrifuges, to drum thickeners, spiral heat exchangers and membrane filtration solutions.

The overall acquisition strategy is to offer customers around the world an even broader array of product and service solutions for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment applications.

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