CHICAGO ― John Crane announced that as of June 13, the company finalized its purchase of Seebach GmbH, a German-based provider of highly engineered filtration solutions for use in polymer, oil and gas, mining and other high-end applications.
Seebach GmbH, located in Vellmar, Germany and Pune, India, will complement John Crane’s existing filtration business, further enhancing its technology leadership in energy applications and providing innovative solutions and capabilities to grow into mission-critical chemical and process industries.
“The acquisition of Seebach GmbH will provide numerous benefits for our customers,” said John Crane CEO and Division President Jean Vernet. “A combined filtration organization will enhance our portfolio to develop more innovative filtration solutions, provide faster response times to customer inquiries, and improve planning allowing for quicker turnaround and shorter lead times. We look forward to welcoming the Seebach employees to the John Crane organization”
“We are excited about the opportunity becoming part of a global technology network,” said Dr. Thomas Grimm-Bosbach, Managing Director of Seebach. “We are sure, that we can contribute our unique application knowledge as well as our very short innovation cycle, to support the future growth path of the John Crane filtration organization.