Crane Co acquired Westlock Controls from Emerson

(courtesy of Emerson)

(courtesy of Emerson)

The American industrial engineering manufacturer Crane Co announced today that it has acquired Westlock Controls from Emerson Electric for cash consideration of $40 million.
Westlock is a global leader in the manufacturing and sale of switchboxes, position transmitters and other solutions for networking, monitoring and controlling process valves. With primary operations located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, Westlock had 2016 sales of approximately $32 million.
Founded in 1855, Crane provides products and solutions to customers in the hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, unattended payment, automated merchandising, aerospace, electronics, transportation and other markets. The Company has four business segments: Fluid Handling, Payment & Merchandising Technologies, Aerospace & Electronics and Engineered Materials. Crane has approximately 11,000 employees in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.