Fluidmaster Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of toilet tank components and trim announced its acquisition of Opella Limited based in Hereford, England.
Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of toilet tank components and trim
announced its acquisition of Opella Limited based in Hereford, England.
the leading UK
manufacturer of toilet filling and flushing products, offering its European
customers high quality products including Torbeck®, Delchem®
and Opella® Fill and Flush Valves, cisterns, shower traps, sink
strainers and associated plumbing connectors and fittings.
excited to offer our global customers the benefits of the collective strength
of both the Fluidmaster
and Opella brands of products,” saidRobert
AndersonSchoepe, chairman and chief executive officer of Fluidmaster.
“This acquisition is just one example of how Fluidmaster constantly strives to
build and strengthen our core business - and at the same time it significantly
broadens our portfolio of products.”
longstanding relationship with CMI, its exclusive distributor in the UK,
will continue. “CMI and the team under CEOTony
Hugillwill continue to be an integral part of the Fluidmaster
family. We are now able to provide an even
wider range of toilet trim solutions in the UK and across the globe by
combining Fluidmaster’s existing products with the complimentary Opella
lineup,” statedTodd Talbot, Fluidmaster president. “Over the course of the coming year, the integration of these
business units and our local manufacturing presence will further enhance
customer service experience,” Talbot
Fluidmaster Acquires UK-Based Opella
September 21, 2011