Eriez® Acquires Centriforce Limited, a Leading Provider of Coolant Filtration Systems to the European Metalworking Industry
2200 Asbury Rd.
Erie, PA, 16506
Press release date: September 10, 2013
Erie, PA – Eriez® announces the acquisition of UK-based Centriforce Limited, a recognized leading provider of advanced coolant filtration systems to the European metalworking industry. The Centriforce product portfolio will be integrated into Eriez’ HydroFlow® line of fluid recycling and filtration equipment.
“The acquisition of Centriforce supports Eriez’ goal of designing, developing and marketing the most technologically advanced fluid filtration and fluid management systems to the worldwide market,” says Charlie Ingram, Eriez Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This is one more step toward further extending the capabilities of Eriez’ separation and filtration equipment, already in use in more than 80 international markets across five continents.”
The complete lines of Centriforce and HydroFlow equipment will be offered to customers under the Eriez HydroFlow banner. “We have worked closely with Centriforce and HydroFlow staff to maintain business operations as usual,” explains John Curwen, Managing Director of Eriez-Europe. “Keith Crump, the principle of Centriforce, will continue working with Eriez going forward to ensure this transition runs smoothly for our customers and partners.”
Eriez plans to utilize its 70 years of expertise in liquid and solid materials separation to enhance the expanded fluid recycling and filtration equipment line. “We plan to add Eriez innovation to make our current product line even stronger,” says Ingram.
Eriez is recognized as world authority in separation technologies. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit www.eriez.com or send email to email@example.com. Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506.
Ed Stevens, Stevens Strategic Communications
John Blicha, Eriez