Evoqua expands in North America with Smith Engineering acquisition

Evoqua Water Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Smith Engineering Inc, a US designer, manufacturer and servicer of custom high purity water treatment equipment.

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Headquartered in Chaska, Minnesota, Smith Engineering provides water treatment products and services, including filtration, UV, reverse osmosis, and deionization, for the biotech/pharmaceutical, data centre, food and beverage, healthcare, medical device and microelectronics markets. The company has more than 1,200 customers in North America.

Evoqua says that the acquisition will enhance its portfolio of high purity water treatment systems and expand its service footprint in North America.

“Smith Engineering has built a solid reputation as a trusted partner, providing reliable high purity water solutions and services to their broad customer portfolio,” said Ron Keating, Evoqua’s CEO. “This addition will further strengthen our service footprint in North America, enabling us to better serve our customers.”

When the deal closes, the Smith Engineering business will be part of Evoqua's Integrated Solutions and Services segment.