VLEUTEN, Netherlands - Verder recently announced the acquisition of JEC Ltd.

Verder Liquids is part of the Verder Group. The Verder Group, a Dutch family-owned business specializing in the manufacture and distribution of pumps and laboratory equipment, acquired the South-Korean pump manufacturer JEC Ltd. JEC Ltd is a manufacturer of hygienic rotary lobe, centrifugal and twin-screw pumps.

This acquisition will benefit Verder’s hygienic position in the pharmaceutical and food & beverage market, offering a full portfolio of products in the most important economies worldwide.

Andries Verder, CEO of Verder International, said that the group is very excited to have JEC join the Verder family of companies.

Founded in 1990, JEC Ltd. has shown continuous growth due to its innovation in the production of high quality pumps for the food, pharmaceutical and other hygienic markets, nowadays being a leading Asian pump manufacturer. JEC Ltd, the market leader in Korea, has an extensive distribution network worldwide. Director James Song will stay involved in the management of JEC Ltd.

The Verder Group was founded by André Verder in 1959 as a trading company of innovative products. The Group has remained under family management and is active with own sales offices in 27 countries and several manufacturing sites. The two divisions Verder Liquids (industrial pumps) and Verder Scientific (laboratory equipment) have kept an equal growth pace over the years.