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Meson acquires LK Valves

Press release   •   Jun 12, 2019 07:00 UTC

Meson AB, a leading supplier of Marine and Naval Flow Technology, has signed an agreement to acquire LK Valves (Marine Flow Control), a leading producer and supplier to the global marine industry.

- This is a strategic and important step for Meson, building a stronger platform and improving capabilities which will allow us to serve our customers in an even better way than today, says Anders Ruth CEO of Meson.

The acquisition includes LK Valves’ world class operation and production facility in Changzhou China. This will add an important production dimension to current Meson operations, giving the obvious benefits of improving the supply chain but also increasing quality control, product development capabilities and competitive pricing:
- The team and facility in China will add an important edge to our operations and opens up for new business opportunities, for Meson, says Anders Ruth.

Anders Johansson, CEO of LK Valves, is also thrilled about the acquisition:
- There is a perfect match between our companies, as we complement each other very well when it comes to customers, customer segments, markets, sales network, product portfolio, production and competencies. Together we will be much stronger than as separate companies, which is exactly what you are looking for when acquiring, says Anders Johansson.

The acquisition means that the two companies will merge as one and operate under the name of Meson, but obviously there will be a transition period:
- We will do our utmost to ensure a smooth transition without service disruption and we are prepared to handle any unexpected challenges, says Anders Ruth.


For further information, please contact:
Anders Ruth, CEO, Meson AB
0046 705 82 92 19
anders.ruth@mesongroup.com

Anders Johansson, CEO, LK Valves AB
0046 761 44 18 74
anders.johansson@lkvalves.com

MESON (part of the Indutrade Group) was founded in 1997. Today, with manufacturing facilities and sales offices worldwide, MESON is a leading supplier of Marine and Naval Flow Technology and your global partner for marine and industrial applications.

LK Marine Flow Control business area is a leading producer and supplier to the global marine industry, trusted for our application expertise. With LK, you can choose from complete valve monitoring and control systems, as well as engineered solutions including controls, actuation and premium-quality valves.