Saint-Laurent, QC – Metso has purchased Fabco Inc. (Fabrication Company of Maine), located in Winthrop, ME. Fabco manufactures and services filtration components for the pulp and paper industry.
As of Nov. 1, 2011, it is affiliated with Metso’s Paper and Fiber Technology segment – Filtration Services. The value of the transaction was not disclosed.
The acquisition in line with Metso’s strategy to increase the level of business in the services sector. Fabco has been manufacturing and servicing filtration components for the pulp and paper industry for more than 30 years.
Its filtration solutions are offered for different parts of the paper mill; woodyard, pulp mill, paper machine, and wastewater treatment. The company’s product line includes disc filter sectors, drum filter covers, belt press belts, sector covers, vibrating and polishing filter screens, and recausticizing products.