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07.05.2004

Global Pump Company Makes Another Major UK Acquisition

In its second major deal this year, S.A Armstrong Limited (with five UK operations) has established a new company called Armstrong Integrated Systems Limited (AISL), which has just purchased the majority of assets of Plant Energy Systems Limited.

The new business will operate from the Plant Energy Systems premises in Halesowen in the West Midlands.

Following a significant acquisition in February1 Armstrong, operating in the UK as Armstrong Holden Brooke Pullen, is the UK market leader in the provision of fluid handling technology. The company provides pumps and pumping systems to large, flagship projects such as Kuwait International Airport, the City of Manchester Stadium and the Canary Wharf complex.

PES is a specialist in the off-site construction and pre-assembly of Building Services equipment, from fully packaged HVAC and Fire plantrooms to frame mounted boiler systems. The West Midlands team employ leading edge design tools and 3D Computer Aided Design modelling.

Armstrong is a third generation family run firm headquartered in Canada. It has been operating in the UK since the 1960’s. The company operates in the UK market as Armstrong Holden Brooke Pullen.

Patrick Caiger-Smith, Director, Armstrong Holden Brooke Pullen comments: “This strategic acquisition is good news for our customers, suppliers and staff and is further evidence of Armstrong’s continued investment in the UK. The company is now uniquely placed to offer the widest range of fluid handling equipment and building services solutions in the industry.”
Armstrong Integrated Systems Limited (AISL) will continue to work closely and directly with its customers. In addition, those elements of the Armstrong Integrated Systems Limited (AISL) systems range which are complementary to the Armstrong Holden Brooke Pullen (AHBP) range, will be sold through the Armstrong Holden Brooke Pullen sales force – one of the largest teams in the industry.

1 February 2004 - Armstrong Pumps Limited acquired the business assets of Howard Anderson Ltd (and the trading names Holden Brooke Pullen, Baric Pumps and RMI), thereby becoming the UK market leader in the provision of fluid handling technology for the Building Services market. The new company is called Armstrong Holden Brooke Pullen Limited.

About Armstrong
Armstrong is a leading global supplier of quality HVAC and fluid flow equipment for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Established in 1934, the company services the global market place from multiple manufacturing facilities on two continents.

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