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Sweco Acquires Ecutec Barcelona S.L.

August 27, 2007

Sweco, A Business Unit of M-I LLC, announced its recent acquisition of Ecutec Barcelona S.L., a company that specializes in classifying, coating, and grinding fine and ultra-fine powders. Ecutec provides complete integrated turnkey systems as well as precision, stand-alone equipment. 

Brenda Beers-Reineke, President, said, “This natural extension of the Sweco product line offers significant synergies allowing Sweco to better serve new and current markets. The addition of Ecutec positions Sweco as a single source for classifying material from 1 inch to 1 micron.”

Philip Barthelmess, Managing Director of Ecutec, said, “Sweco’s worldwide sales channels and technical expertise provide a unique opportunity to expand Ecutec’s successes beyond the European market.”

With more than 60 years of separation technology experience, Sweco serves the pharmaceutical, chemical, food, paper, and many other industries with a complete line of separation, sizing, and milling equipment.