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Franklin Electric acquires water treatment company

November 3, 2020  By Ground Water Canada

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Franklin Electric Co. Inc. has acquired Waterite Inc. and its affiliate Waterite America Inc., headquartered in Winnipeg, in an all cash transaction.

Waterite is a residential and commercial water treatment products and services provider in Canada and the United States with consolidated annual sales of approximately $22 million US.

Don Kenney, president of Franklin Electric’s international water systems business, commented:


“We have identified water treatment as a strategic adjacency to our leading ground water pumping position globally. We are pleased to add Waterite to our water treatment businesses. Waterite has served the Canadian water treatment market and their customers for almost 40 years with innovative products and best in class customer service and support and has recently entered the United States market as well. We are confident we can leverage their expertise to grow our water treatment capabilities in both Canada and the United States.”

Franklin Electric serves customers around the world in residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, municipal, and fueling applications.

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