Apr 16, 2008

Dover Corp. Acquires Neptune Chemical Pump Co.

Neptune is now part of Dover’s Pump Solutions Group

Dover Corp. recently announced its acquisition of Neptune Chemical Pump Co. Neptune is now part of Dover’s newly formed Pump Solutions Group (PSG) within the Fluid Management segment. Terms of the transaction were not released.

Neptune, based in Lansdale, Pa., is a premier manufacturer of chemical metering pumps, chemical feed systems and peripheral products. Neptune’s key product lines are well known for their use in metering, dosing and injecting chemicals with emphasis on water and wastewater treatment. Other major applications include agricultural, food, beverage and laboratory use. Neptune’s fast and flexible business model features speed to market delivery and a reasonably priced alternative when compared to its competitive peer group.

The PSG features a leading manufacturer of air-operated double diaphragm pumps (Wilden) and one of the major providers of sliding vane pumps (Blackmer). Other brands within PSG include Almatec, a provider of specialty premium air-operated double diaphragm pumps for biomedical, chemical, food grade and electronics markets; Mouvex, a maker of eccentric disc pumps used in an array of applications around the globe; and Griswold, an ANSI centrifugal pump manufacturer. The PSG has plants in California, Michigan and Georgia as well as international facilities in Germany, China, India, France and the Czech Republic.