HAWK and FLO-CORP merge; ALTIVIA acquires Dow division; Delta Mobrey acquisition complete

Sept. 6, 2019
Industry news: Hawk Measurement America and FLO-CORP merge; ALTIVIA acquires Dow’s Acetone Derivatives business; Delta Controls finishes Mobrey acquisition.

Hawk Measurement America and FLO-CORP merge

Hawk Measurement America (HAWK) and FLO-CORP, manufacturers and suppliers of advanced process instrumentation and cloud-based monitoring technology, announced the merger of the two companies, creating a complete flow, level and asset monitoring solutions provider. The company is privately held and will operate under the HAWK brand. Les Richards will remain CEO of Hawk Measurement Systems, Jack Evans will remain president of Hawk Measurement and Dave Grumney, CEO of FLO-CORP, will become VP of sales for Hawk Measurement.

ALTIVIA acquires Dow’s Acetone Derivatives business 

ALTIVIA Ketones & Additives, an affiliate of ALTIVIA Petrochemicals, entered into an agreement under which ALTIVIA will acquire Dow’s Acetone Derivatives business and associated chemical manufacturing assets at Institute, West Virginia, as well as the Institute Industrial Park.

The 460-acre Institute Industrial Park was originally operated by Union Carbide and became an industrial park in the mid-1980s. The facility houses the Acetone Derivatives business as well as other Dow and DuPont businesses, which receive utility and logistics services to support chemical production activities. The Acetone Derivatives business manufactures ketones and carbinols, which are used primarily in the coatings, adhesive and pharmaceutical industries.

Delta Controls completes acquisition of Mobrey

Delta Mobrey announced that five months after it signed an agreement with Emerson to exclusively distribute then purchase the Mobrey line of measurement products, the full acquisition has been successfully completed. Delta Controls expanded its product range with the range of Mobrey products, began trading with the name of Delta Mobrey Ltd and grew the business globally with a number of key senior appointments.

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