AMETEK Acquires Hughes-Treitler Manufacturing Corporation; Expands Position in Thermal Management Applications for Aerospace and Defense Markets.PAOLI, Pa. -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :AME See AIT. ) today announced the acquisition of the assets of Hughes-Treitler Manufacturing Corporation, a privately held supplier of heat exchangers heat exchanger
Any of several devices that transfer heat from a hot to a cold fluid. In many engineering applications, one fluid needs to be heated and another cooled, a requirement economically accomplished by a heat exchanger. and thermal management subsystems for the aerospace and defense markets. Hughes-Treitler, located in Garden City, NY, has about 190 employees and expected annual sales of approximately $32 million. The purchase price is approximately $48 million in cash.
"We are very excited about the acquisition of Hughes-Treitler," commented AMETEK Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frank S. Hermance. "It significantly expands our thermal management product offering to the military and commercial aerospace markets. Hughes-Treitler provides complementary products and serves a number of customers common to our other aerospace and defense businesses."
"Together with our Rotron and Airtechnology business units, Hughes-Treitler enables AMETEK to provide a broader range of thermal management subsystems to our customers on a global basis," adds Mr. Hermance.
Hughes-Treitler is a recognized market leader in heat exchangers and other subsystems designed for equipment cooling or maintaining environmental integrity in the commercial and military aerospace industries. Products include air-oil coolers, air-air coolers, surface coolers, ECS See eComStation. evaporator evaporator
Industrial apparatus for converting liquid into gas or vapour. The single-effect evaporator consists of a container or surface and a heating unit; the multiple-effect evaporator uses the vapour produced in one unit to heat a succeeding unit. condensers, fuel oil coolers, liquid air heat exchangers, liquid oxygen heat exchangers, and buffer air heat exchangers. These products are used in a variety of applications for airframes, engine and avionics systems on aircraft as well as in military vehicle, marine, space and industrial applications.
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