CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions, a provider of engineered products for fluid handling applications worldwide, acquired German valve manufacturer W.T. Armatur Gmbh & Co. KG. Founded in 1978 and located in Maxdorf, Germany, WTA specializes in the production of bellows-sealed globe valves and specialty change-over valves.

“This acquisition expands the CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions product portfolio of highly engineered valves for the global chemical industry,” said Tom Pozda, president, CRANE ChemPharma Flow Solutions, in a prepared statement. “The addition of WTA’s bellows sealed globe valve complements our existing product offering of low fugitive emission valve technology and aligns directly with our objectives of providing solutions for demanding chemical and petrochemical applications.”