Komline-Sanderson, a designer and manufacturer of equipment for wastewater management, environmental control, and other industrial applications, has acquired Barnes International Inc., an Illinois-based manufacturer of coolant filtration equipment.
“The acquisition of Barnes International is a momentous step in what will be a multi-faceted expansion of our business,” said Danai Brooks, Komline’s CEO. “With this acquisition, we are more than doubling our production capacity with facilities in Ohio and Illinois, creating a broader and more flexible manufacturing footprint. Barnes has been providing critical products to its customers for more than 100 years, and we intend to proudly continue that tradition of service and success as we join forces to offer even more benefits to our combined customer base.”
“At Barnes, we have a proud history of providing the highest quality of products and services to our customers, and the Barnes management team will stay in place to carry on that mission,” added Bill Kirchner, president of Barnes International. “Komline takes the same approach to meeting and exceeding customers’ needs, and we know it to be a first-class operation that will honor and continue our company’s heritage, culture, and values.”