U.S. Water Acquires Water & Energy Systems Technology

Nov. 23, 2016
Company expands national footprint

U.S. Water, an ALLETE company, announced the acquisition Water & Energy Systems Technology Inc. (WEST).

WEST, a regional company in the southwestern U.S., provides specialty chemicals and engineering service for water treatment in a variety of industries, including commercial and institutional facilities, light industry, oil fields and central heating/cooling plants. Located in California, the company has nearly two decades of experience in helping customers reduce operating costs related to water and energy usage and are dedicated to partnering with their customers to provide exceptional results.

“The addition of WEST to the U.S. Water family broadens our national footprint by adding a production facility to this part of the country and also strengthens our reach in several key industries,” said Allan Bly, U.S. Water CEO. “We are very excited to have WEST join the U.S. Water family. Their experienced and customer-focused engineers will be a great addition to our team.”

Headquartered in St. Michael, Minn., U.S. Water serves a growing and diverse mix of more than 4,000 industrial customers. U.S. Water provides integrated water management for industry by combining chemical, equipment, engineering, and service for customized solutions to reduce water and energy usage and improve efficiency. U.S. Water has a commitment to addressing the water issues in California and the Southwest and the acquisition of WEST will help to support efforts in this region.

Source: U.S. Water