CINCINNATI, Ohio (Jan. 16, 2017)—CECO Environmental announced that effective Dec. 21, 2016, its Dean Pump brand has entered into an international distribution agreement with Dorian Drake International Inc.

Under the terms of the agreement, Dorian Drake will be responsible for sales in specific international markets, including all of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South America, according to a statement from CECO.

CECO said the agreement is the first step in a major initiative for the Dean Pump brand to globalize its business with local sales and support.

“We are very excited about expanding our geographic footprint with the support of Dorian Drake, whose mission of building world-class distribution for leading manufacturers in select industries is fully aligned with our needs,” said Gennaro A. D’Alterio, president of CECO Environmental’s Global Fluid Handling and Filtration business. “We will provide a new heightened level of local service and support to our existing customers while driving our core focus in various high-temperature applications.”