Spirax-Sarco acquires Aflex Hose Ltd for £61.4m

Spirax-Sarco Engineering has acquired Aflex Hose Limited and its subsidiary Aflex Hose USA LLC (Aflex) for £61.4 million.

Aflex, based in Halifax, UK and with a sales and assembly operation in Pennsylvania, USA, specialises in the design and manufacture of PTFE-lined flexible hoses for the pharmaceutical, food, chemical and automotive industries.

The business will be integrated into the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG). We are pleased that Rod Anderson, a founder, will continue as a technical advisor and that senior management will remain with the business.