Unifin Acquires GE Heat Transfer

Providing RCP(TM) coolers for effective, reliable performance in demanding application

London, Ontario - Unifin, a world-leading supplier of cooling equipment and transformer oil pumps and valves to the Power Generation and Power Transformer industries, announces the completion of its GE Heat Transfer acquisition. The acquisition will allow Unifin to expand its reach into the generator cooler industry with its line of Removable Cover Plate (RCP(TM)) generator coolers for superior performance in the most demanding applications.

The company will now be part of Unifin's Cardinal Pumps & Exchangers division. Cardinal Pumps is a division of Unifin, manufacturing hundreds of pump configurations used in all of the company's wide range of transformer oil coolers. Unifin's Cardinal Pumps & Exchangers also manufactures a line of heavy-duty transformer oil valves ranging from 2" to 8", including ANSI standard and OEM-specific flange configuration bolt hole patterns.

GE Heat Transfer, located in Chesapeake, VA, is a leading supplier of generator cooler products to General Electric and end user utilities in North America. Production of its generator hydrogen coolers, air coolers and lube oil coolers will continue in the Virginia facility along with its repair operations. Ed Sapiro has been named as site leader.

Removable Cover Plate generator coolers from Unifin

Unifin RCP(TM) coolers (http://unifin.com/prodB1.asp?m=cascadeList,B) are widely used in new and existing power generation installations, from nuclear to hydro-electric to gas turbine power. Applications include both air cooled and hydrogen cooled generators.
Today's electrical generators produce not only electricity, but also heat from conductor resistance and from friction losses in the bearings. Unifin's RCP(TM) coolers effectively and reliably remove this heat, in a system that is easy to clean and maintain.

The RCP(TM) coolers feature Unifin's industry-best plate fin technology, which provides optimal heat transfer efficiency and exceptional durability. Other fin surfaces are also available from Unifin. A removable, bolt-on cover plate facilitates access for cleaning while keeping the cooler installed, without disturbing the piping.

About Unifin

Unifin International, "The Hottest Name in Cooling," has been an innovative designer and manufacturer of heat transfer products for many years. Now a world-leading supplier of Transformer Oil Coolers and Pumps to the Power Transformer industries, the company has also emerged as a premier supplier of Large Power Generator and TEWAC Motor cooling equipment. Headquartered in London, Ontario, Unifin is a part of Koch Industries Group, one of the largest privately held companies in the world. For more information on Unifin International and its complete line of heat transfer products, visit www.unifin.com or call 1-888-451-0310.


Jean Butler,

Gray & Rice Public Relations,

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