Spirax Sarco (www.spiraxsarco.com) acquired EMCO Flow Systems (www.emcoflow.com) from Advanced Energy Industries (www.advancedenergy.org). Under terms of the deal, EMCO will be organized as a division of Spirax Sarco, with operations headquartered in Longmont, Colo.

EMCO, founded in 1967, is a provider of flow measurement products for HVAC, commercial and municipal water, and other industrial applications involving steam, gas, and liquids. EMCO product lines include in-line and insertion vortex flowmeters, insertion turbine flowmeters, Doppler and transit-time ultrasonic flowmeters, electromagnetic flowmeters, flow processors, and temperature transmitters.

“The addition of EMCO complements our existing range of steam flowmeters,” said Mark Vernon, president of Spirax Sarco, in a prepared statement. “EMCO also brings proven flow measurement solutions for commercial and industrial liquids and gases that will enhance the application breadth of our process instrumentation product portfolio. EMCO has a rich heritage of product innovation, and we intend on accelerating the development of new products.”

— Flow Control Staff