Alfa Laval Group has announced the acquisition of Champ Products, a manufacturer of standard and custom heat exchangers for the diesel engine market. Founded in 1964, Champ Products include shell-and-tube plate heat exchangers and other heat transfer devices for marine, mobile equipment and industrial applications.
The acquisition will offer customers a broad array of products and applications for cooling, filtration and crankcase gas cleaning of diesel and gas engines in the recreational and commercial marine, on/off highway, rail, generator set and stationary industries.
Alfa Laval is a global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions based on key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. Alfa Laval’s products are used in power plants, aboard ships, in the mining industry and for wastewater treatment applications.
The company will add sales of approximately US$14 million and will be consolidated in the Alfa Laval Group, effective January 6, 2010.