WILO acquires UK's CCD Pumps Ltd.

CCD Pumps Ltd., an English company for service, distribution and installation of pressure boosting systems, was taken over by the Wilo Group in December 2006. By means of the acquisition the pump manufacturer from Dortmund, Germany, Wilo wants to extend its service network in Great Britain. With 60 employees the company gained an annual turnover of about EUR 10 million [US$13 million] in 2006...

Feb 9th, 2007

As of the end of 2006, Wilo extends its network with service, distribution and installation of pressure boosting systems.

DORTMUND, Germany, & LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb. 9, 2007 -- CCD Pumps Limited, an English company for service, distribution and installation of pressure boosting systems, was taken over by the Wilo Group in December 2006, Wilo announced Jan. 29.

By means of the acquisition the pump manufacturer from Dortmund, Germany, Wilo wants to extend its service network in Great Britain.

Good customer relations of CCD Pumps Ltd., above all in Greater London, shall strengthen the presence in the business area water supply on the British market. With 60 employees the company gained an annual turnover of about EUR 10 million [US$13 million] in 2006. The company, which received the 'Pumps Industry Award 2006', is at first going to perform on the market under the brand CCD and it is going to be connected to the Wilo Group through an advisory committee. The management board is assigned to Stuart Herritty in addition to its function as the manager of WILO UK.

WILO AG (www.wilo.de) is based in Dortmund, Germany. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of pumps and pump systems for heating, cooling and air-conditioning technology and for water supply and sewage disposal.

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