Evoqua Water Technologies, an industry leader in mission-critical water treatment solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Smith Engineering, Inc. The acquisition will enhance Evoqua's portfolio of high purity water treatment systems and expand its service footprint in North America.
Smith Engineering, headquartered in Chaska, Minnesota, is a leader in the design, manufacturing, and service of custom high purity water treatment equipment serving the biotech/pharmaceutical, data center, food and beverage, healthcare, medical device, and microelectronics markets. With over 1,200 customers in North America, Smith Engineering offers a variety of water treatment products and services, including filtration, UV, reverse osmosis, and deionization.
"Smith Engineering has built a solid reputation as a trusted partner, providing reliable high purity water solutions and services to their broad customer portfolio," said Ron Keating, Evoqua's Chief Executive Officer. "This addition will further strengthen our service footprint in North America, enabling us to better serve our customers."
The transaction is expected to close during Evoqua's fourth quarter of fiscal 2022, which ends September 30, 2022, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Upon closing the transaction, the business will be part of Evoqua's Integrated Solutions and Services segment.