March 8, 2006
Weil-McLainacquired Taishan Maeda Boiler Co. located in Taian, China. Taishan Maeda produces commercial boilers for the China market, exports castings to Maeda Boiler Co. in Japan and produces several other assorted iron castings. Its 2004 revenues were in excess of $3 million (U.S.) and it has 243 employees. The new company will be named Weil-McLain Shan Dong Cast Iron Boiler Co. Ltd or Weil-McLain Shan Dong™.