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Rotork acquires Young Tech

Rotork acquires Young Tech

April 3, 2014 - Rotork acquired Young Tech Co. Ltd. (YTC).

YTC is a Korean-based, ISO9001 certified manufacturer of positioners and accessories mainly associated with pneumatic valve actuation. YTC products, including electro-pneumatic, pneumatic and smart positioners, solenoid valves and I to P converters, are widely recognised in worldwide flow control markets and industries. International hazardous area certifications include ATEX, IECEx, CSA and FM.

The acquisition of YTC, which will become part of the Rotork Instruments Division, is in line with Rotork’s strategy of extending its offering of flow control and pressure control products. The acquisition further enhances Rotork’s position in the Asia-Pacific market, whilst increasing YTC’s presence in Europe and the Americas.

Commenting on the acquisition, Rotork Chief Executive Peter France said:

“YTC is an excellent addition to our Instruments Division. It is a highly respected manufacturer of instrumentation products which are complementary to Rotork’s existing portfolio of products. This acquisition will enhance our range of instrumentation products and further enlarge our addressable market.”

With over twenty year’s experience of the control valve industry, YTC serves customers in more than 45 countries, as well as its domestic markets. Every YTC product benefits from continuous development and the utilisation of latest technologies to meet the demands of today’s dynamic industries with effective and efficient control solutions.

For nearly sixty years, engineers have relied upon Rotork for innovative, dependable solutions to manage the flow of liquids, gases and powders. Rotork products and services are helping companies in the oil & gas, water & waste water, power, marine, mining, food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries around the world to improve efficiency, assure safety and protect the environment.

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