Premier Tech

Premier Tech

September 27, 2010 13:45 ET

Premier Tech Announces an Acquisition in France

RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2010) - Premier Tech is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Purflo group (APC and Calona-Purflo), one of the French leaders in the fields of onsite and decentralized wastewater treatment, water storage and rainwater harvesting, whose corporate office is in Châteauneuf-d'Ille-et-Vilaine, France.

Premier Tech thus integrates the expertise of some 100 people to its team which now exceeds 2 000 worldwide. Through this transaction, the company strengthens the position of its Environmental Technologies Group in Europe. The Purflo group will now be known as Premier Tech Aqua Purflo and will have the mandate to deploy its brands and products in conjunction with Premier Tech's on the European market.

In business for over 20 years, the Purflo group has sales exceeding 23 million Euros. This expert of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and polyester tanks for wastewater treatment and storage annually processes 3 000 tons of HDPE. The company's products are found in more than 120 000 European homes.

This acquisition adds to the three transactions Premier Tech has concluded so far in 2010 and allows the company to continue strengthening and improving its place in its various markets. All these acquisitions aim at bettering its commercial offers as well as its strategic and technological positioning.

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For over 85 years, Premier Tech has been building its know-how and reputation on the expertise and synergy of its three groups - Horticulture and Agriculture, Industrial Equipment and Environmental Technologies – divided in business units. They have the mission to become technological and commercial leaders in their respective industries. Driven by a multidisciplinary team of over 2 000 people located in the Americas, Europe and Asia, Premier Tech focuses on the development of its team members, on Innovation, and on the introduction of value-added products and services to support its long-term growth.

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