Best aquires Culligan

Published:  30 July, 2010

HIGH WYCOMBE: Water treatment company, Best Water Technology-Group (BWT), has acquired Culligan International (UK), one of the UK affiliates of the US-based Culligan Group.

Best known to installers and merchants for their Aquadial, Liff and Waterside brands, Culligan will continue to operate and develop its merchant business in the UK under its new name, BWT UK Ltd.

The BWT approach to product design and development will compliment the existing product ranges and be welcomed in a marketplace that is led by constant change.

BWT chief executive officer Andreas Weissenbacher said: “This deal sets one of the last important milestones for BWT´s geographic expansion in Europe. We cordially welcome 160 new employees in the UK to our BWT-family”.

“We are excited by the opportunities that the BWT product range brings, to offer enhanced solutions to our customers in both the Domestic and Commercial marketplaces,” commented Jon Wicks, managing director of Culligan International (UK). “BWT mirrors our UK market approach and their wealth of experience and technical expertise will allow us greater growth opportunities.”

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