American industrial products company ITT Corporation has acquired its long-time distributor of Goulds pumps in Australia. Perth-based Blakers Pumps Engineers supplies industrial pumps to the country’s chemical, oil and gas, mining and power industries.
ITT says the acquisition will strengthen its presence and capabilities in Australia and particularly within the oil, gas and mining industries.
Blakers supplies process and industrial quality pumping equipment across Australia and has service facilities in Gladstone, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
The company has tested, commissioned, packaged and serviced the Goulds range of horizontal and vertical heavy-duty centrifugal pumps for more than 30 years. It is a major supplier for the oil and gas, mining, chemical, refining, water treatment, pulp and paper industries in Australia. The company has also distributed ITT’s C’treat reverse osmosis watermakers to offshore platforms for fresh water supply.
ITT is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for growing industrial end-markets in energy infrastructure, electronics, aerospace and transportation. With a history of innovation, ITT says it aims to partner with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life.
Founded in 1920 as the original International Telephone and Telegraph company, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, New York, with employees in more than 15 countries and sales in more than 125 countries.