CEC, a long-standing distributor of BBT products, has 70 employees and annual sales of $34 million in the United States. This acquisition will complement the company's U.S. subsidiary, Buderus Hydronic Systems.
CEC and Buderus are expected to be merged into a new company: BBT North America.
BBT Thermotechnik resulted from the 2004 merger of the heating technology activities of Bosch and Buderus. For more information, visit www.bbt-thermotechnik.com and www.controlledenergy.com.