Eaton to buy liquid filtration specialist E Begerow

Begerow manufactures filter media and filtration systems for food and beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical and industrial applications.

Headquartered in Langenlonsheim, Germany, Begerow had sales of more than US$84 million in 2010 and approximately 270 employees worldwide.

“We are excited about this opportunity to continue to grow our liquid filtration business with the acquisition of a strong company like Begerow,” said William VanArsdale, president of Eaton’s Hydraulics Group. “The acquisition of Begerow will enhance our presence in the liquid filtration market and strengthen our current filtration offerings by adding advanced filtration technologies to our portfolio.”