Rexnord acquires provider of wastewater pretreatment solutions

Special to The Freeman

April 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Rexnord announced Tuesday it has acquired Green Turtle Technologies Ltd., Green Turtle Americas Ltd. and Filamat Composites Inc.

Green Turtle serves the North American market and is based in Toronto and Charlotte, N.C. and has annual sales of approximately $18 million.

Green Turtle is a provider of wastewater pretreatment solutions for commercial, institutional and industrial applications. The company will operate as part of Zurn Industries, LLC, a provider of commercial plumbing products within the Rexnord Water Management platform, according to the company.

“Zurn is excited about the addition of Green Turtle and its position as a market leader, giving us the ability to offer another environmentally friendly solution to customers,” said Craig Wehr, president of Zurn, in a statement. “Green Turtle’s Proceptor and Retroceptor products provide an excellent complement to the existing Zurn offering.”

The patented line of Green Turtle products addresses rapidly developing needs for outdoor interceptors and supports the Zurn growth strategy to increase total content in non-residential construction and retrofit applications.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Rexnord is comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 7,400 employees worldwide.