Watts Water Acquires Stainless Steel Drainage Company, Blumcher Metal

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. announced today that it completed the acquisition of Blücher Metal A/S in a share purchase transaction.

Blücher Metal A/S is a leading provider of stainless steel drainage systems in Europe and a worldwide leader in providing stainless steel drainage products to the marine industry. Blücher’s main products include push-fit stainless steel pipes and related fittings, light-duty drains for residential, commercial and marine applications, and drains for heavy-duty industrial applications including brewery and pharmaceutical applications.

Blücher provides Watts with a new product platform in Europe while allowing us to offer a broader product line to our existing professional customer base. Blücher’s annual revenue for 2007 was approximately $89 million.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. is a world leader in the manufacture of innovative products to control the efficiency, safety, and quality of water within residential, commercial, and institutional applications. Its expertise in a wide variety of water technologies enables it to be a comprehensive supplier to the water industry.

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