The Gorman-Rupp Co has entered into a definitive settlement to acquire the belongings of Fill-Rite and Sotera, a division of Tuthill Corp, for US$525 million.
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Fill-Rite offers liquid switch pumps in addition to a line of mechanical and digital meters, precision weights and measures, certified meters, hand pumps, hoses, nozzles and equipment.
With services in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Lenexa, Kansas, USA, Fill-Rite has annual income of approximately US$140 million.
The Fill-Rite and Sotera brands strategically expand Gorman-Rupp’s position in agriculture, development and recreation markets.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Fill-Rite’s impressive portfolio of mission-critical pumps and its excellent group of workers to the Gorman-Rupp family,” said Scott King, president and CEO of Gorman-Rupp. “Altogether, with our mixed capabilities, we anticipate our revenues to succeed in over US$500 million annually – a major milestone.”
“I first discovered about Gorman-Rupp after I was in high school,” stated Jay Tuthill, chairman of Tuthill Corp. “That was the summer season of 1969 and I was being given a crash course on ‘Who’s Who in the Pump Business’. Now, more than half a century later, I am thrilled to see Tuthill’s Fill-Rite enterprise transferring into the Gorman-Rupp orbit.”
Gorman-Rupp says that Fill-Rite aligns with its disciplined acquisition standards focused on pumps and pumping options.
“We are pleased to have found a partner that represents a wonderful strategic match for each firms, bringing collectively two pioneering flow control businesses with over 150 years of combined experience working as market-leaders,” said Jeff Gorman, government chairman of Gorman-Rupp’s board of directors. “This distinctive alternative fits properly into Gorman-Rupp’s overall strategic plan to search out well-suited alternatives for expansion and innovation.”
Fill-Rite’s administration team will continue to lead the business as a model new division of Gorman-Rupp.
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