SPX Acquires Seital
SPX Corporation announced that its Flow Technology segment has acquired Seital S.r.l, a leading supplier of disk centrifuges (separators and clarifiers) to the global food and beverage, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 1983 and based in Santorso, Italy, Seital has approximately 50 employees and exports its products to more than 80 countries. Seital's disk centrifuges (separators and clarifiers), rotary brush strainers and hydrocyclones, and standardizers are used primarily by customers in the food and beverage industry. Applications include dairy, wine, beverages and essential oils, as well as oils and fats.
"Seital is a very well-respected manufacturer of high quality separators, clarifiers and other components that play a critical role in a wide array of food and beverage processing systems and other flow processes," said Don Canterna, segment president, SPX Flow Technology. "When combined with SPX's global resources and market capabilities, this acquisition creates growth opportunities across our food and beverage systems and product portfolios." Seital's core technologies cover the clarification of liquids, separation of liquids, concentration, recovery of solids, and extraction of substances.