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NETZSCH Fine Particle Technologies Acquires Premier Mill

May 7, 2010
NETZSCH Fine Particle Technology LLC and SPX Corp. signed a definitive agreement on April 30, 2010 under which NETZSCH acquired the Premier Mill business of SPX Corp. Premier Mill manufactures grinding and dispersing equipment. As of May 3, 2010, the combined products and services of NETZSCH and Premier Mill became available under the new company name, NETZSCH Premier Technologies LLC.

Premier Mill’s product line is a strategic addition to the existing NETZSCH portfolio of grinding, dispersing, mixing, and deaereating equipment. This equipment is ideal for processing coatings, inks, pigments, pharmaceuticals, food, ceramics, agrochemicals, minerals, and many other products. The combined product line enables NETZSCH Premier Technologies to offer a broader range of solutions to both current and new customers. NETZSCH will build on Premier’s customer relationships by maintaining sales, service, and support for all Premier parts and products.
   
“The addition of Premier Mill will advance NETZSCH’s position as the leader in wet and dry fine grinding technology with the most comprehensive line of processing equipment,” said Dimitrios Makrakis, managing director of the Germany-based NETZSCH Business Unit Grinding & Dispersing. “Premier’s equipment, talent, and customers complement NETZSCH’s business and extend our ability to meet any challenge in mechanical process engineering.”

Other terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Current customers can contact their sales representatives for more information.

NETZSCH Premier Technologies LLC (Exton, PA), is a member of the Germany-based worldwide operating NETZSCH Business Unit Grinding & Dispersing, which provides customized wet and dry grinding, dispersing and classifying solutions for all major industrial markets including R&D. For more information, visit www.netzsch-grinding.com.