ABS acquires Service Company in the US
ABS Pumps Strengthens its Position within the Service Area in the US.
ABS Pumps Inc. of Meriden, USA, strengthens its position within the Spares, Service & Rental Area through the acquisition of Odell´s Pump & Motor Service.
Odell´s Pump & Motor was started in 1944 and has maintained an excellent reputation in the marketplace. The company has 6 fully equipped service vehicles on call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, ready to handle routine and emergency repairs.
The acquisition will also improve ABS´ sales organisation in Pittsburg, California, as the Odell´s and the ABS offices merge. With a larger facility and and a total of 20 employees, the acquisition of Odell´s Pump & Motor substantially strengthens and expands ABS´ sales presence and service capabilities in the western region of the US.
The acquisition took place in July 2001.
ABS is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of pumps, mixers and aerators, specialising in Water & Wastewater, General Industry, Pulp & Paper and Building Services. Our extensive world-wide sales and service companies operate in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
ABS is a company in the Cardo Group.
About Cardo Pump
Cardo Pump is one of Europe´s largest manufacturers of pumps, mixers and aerators and a global leader in the production of sophisticated measurement instruments for the pulp and paper industry.
Cardo is an international engineering group with strong positions in the markets for industrial doors, centrifugal pumps and railway brakes. Cardo has subsidiaries in about 30 countries and about 8,100 employees.
Source: Sulzer Ltd.