New Aquisitions for International Motion Control
International Motion Control has announced its purchase of the Alcon and Landon Kingsway divisions of Concentric Controls. Both product lines will be sold within the Automation group of IMC.
Alcon’s wide range of standard and custom-designed valves provide solutions for varied applications in the fields of Petrochemical, Industrial Gas,Off-Shore, Steel and Power Generation. With over fifty years of experience of valve design and manufacture, Alcon offers a single source of supply to meet all of its customers flow control needs. Purchase of Alcon marks the first in a series of divisions purchased from Concentric Controls, expanding the Automation Groups commitment to product diversification within the
motion control industry.
The extensive Landon Kingsway range is recognized in providing quality products and systems in safety equipment including, fire protection, gas detection, hydrostatic and capacitance level equipment, metering products and ancillaries.
Of these acquisitions, IMC Automation Group President, Christopher J. Lee, notes, “The acquisition of Alcon products was a natural compliment to the Automation Groups continuing focus of adding companies or product lines that provide custom engineered solutions to the market place. (The) acquisition of Landon Kingsway will continue to enhance the Automation Group’s product portfolio which allowing penetration into key market segments as well as offering this predominantly United Kingdom focused business to be distributed throughout a much larger, global distribution network.”
IMC is divided into four operating groups which include: Automation,Controls, Engineered Products and Distribution with its head quarters based in Buffalo, New York. Each of these groups offers a comprehensive array of products that can be used separately or together, providing standard or
custom solutions to meet today’s motion control needs. With manufacturing facilities located throughout the United States, Germany, United Kingdom,Japan, Korea and China as well as through an extensive global distribution network, IMC provides unparalleled customer service and engineering support to a broad customer base.
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