Zurn Industries, LLC, an affiliate of Rexnord LLC, Milwaukee, WI, has agreed to acquire GA Industries, Inc. for $76 million. The acquisition expands Rexnord's strategic water management platform, which was created with Rexnord's acquisition of Zurn in February 2007.
The acquisition further expands Zurn's presence in water and wastewater markets in municipal, hydropower, and industrial environments. GA Industries, Inc., which includes the Rodney Hunt Company, manufactures automatic control valves, check valves, gate valves, and other engineered flow control products.   ; GAI is based in Cranberry, PA, and also has a facility in nearby Mars, PA. The Rodney Hunt Company is located in Orange, MA. GAI and Rodney Hunt employ nearly 300 employees with annual sales of $60 million.   ; Rexnord is a diversified multi-platform industrial company comprised of two key platforms: Power Transmission and Water Management, with 7,100 employees worldwide. Rexnord power transmission products include gears, couplings, industrial bearings, flattop, aerospace bearings and seals, industrial chain, and special components. Rexnord's water management products are sold primarily under the Zurn and Wilkins brand names and products include specification drainage, water control, PEX, and commercial brass products.