Brown Brothers Engineers/Kelair Pumps, part of the AxFlow Group, acquire GT Water Technologies.

Brown Brothers Engineers/Kelair Pumps, strengthen service offering with the acquisition of GT Water Technologies (GT Water) a family-owned company specialised in fire water tanks to the building and fire safety markets in the Melbourne area.

Established in 2012 and now with 11 employees, GT Water is a young, fast-growing company based in Melbourne. GT Water is particularly strong in pump systems and assemblies with the main products being the storage tanks and systems for fire suppression, hydraulic systems for stormwater, sewage and domestic hot water, as well as pump service and installation for the industry.

Although a young company, GT Water has quickly established its service business, demonstrated strong, profitable growth and has a proven record of taking market share,” says Ole Weiner, CEO, AxFlow Holding. “This is in line with AxFlow’s strategy of adding value through product selection, system design, and construction, as well as local service.”

John Inkster, Managing Director of Brown Brothers Engineers /Kelair Pumps, also sees considerable potential in the acquisition. “This is an opportunity for Kelair to expand its footprint in the building and fire markets,” he says. “It also presents an opportunity for Kelair to bring fire water storage tanks into other regions.”

For further information, please contact:
Ole Weiner, CEO of AxFlow Holding,
+46 (0)8 545 476 72, ole.weiner@axflow.com

Lars Carlson, CFO of AxFlow Holding,
+46 (0)702 74 05 35, lars.carlson@axflow.com

AxFlow, the Fluid Handling Solutions business group within Axel Johnson International, specialises in the marketing, distribution, and provision of a complete sales engineering services for high-quality fluid handling equipment. AxFlow serves customers in the food-, chemical- & petrochemical-, water & waste water-, pharmaceutical-, pulp & paper-, mining- and ceramics industries with equipment from world leading manufacturers. High standards of technical competence, a comprehensive range of products and services, commitment and integrity have contributed to the company’s steady growth since its establishment in 1989. The AxFlow Group is active in 31 countries; it has approximately 900 employees and an annual turnover of EUR 230 million.