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Strategic acquisition in Sweden for AxFlow

27 June 2016

AxFlow has extended its product portfolio and Swedish market coverage with the acquisition of Esspump AB. 

AxFlow is believed to be the largest distributor of industrial fluid handling equipment in Europe and South Africa. The addition of Swedish Esspump is strategically important, as Fred Lindecrantz, managing director of AxFlow AB in Sweden, explains: “Both AxFlow and Esspump are known for their products technology and application knowledge. Our expertise and strong customer and supplier relations give us a strong market position in Sweden. The two companies complement each other well. Together we will be able to offer our customers a much wider range of products and more extensive services and technical solutions.

“AxFlow represents a number of leading pump manufacturers including Mono, Nash, Waukesha, Hermetic, Blackmer and Maag. With the addition of Esspump, our product range is extended to also include equipment from Wilden, Almatec, OBL, Mouvex, System One and Quattroflow”, continued Lindecrantz.

Commenting on the acquisition, Niklas Holmstedt, managing director of Esspump, said: ”The synergy of complimentary products, strong technical and application knowledge resulting from this acquisition and the international resources available from AxFlow will bring considerable benefits for our customers and new business prospects.”


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