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Fluid systems company broadens valve line

Solon, OH – The Swagelok Company has acquired the assets of Innovative Pressure Technologies (IPT) as part of its strategy to broaden the company’s offering of products and services for fluid system technology customers around the...


Solon, OH – The Swagelok Company has acquired the assets of Innovative Pressure Technologies (IPT) as part of its strategy to broaden the company’s offering of products and services for fluid system technology customers around the world.

Located in Erie, PA., IPT is a manufacturer of high- and medium-pressure and sub-sea valves, fittings and fluid control devices used mostly in oil and gas, chemical/petrochemical, waterjet cutting, automotive, water blasting, and other demanding applications. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

“These products will help meet customer demands for using higher pressures in their applications,” said Arthur F. Anton, president and chief executive officer, Swagelok Company.“

For years, IPT has been designing and manufacturing a range of ball, needle, check, relief, high-pressure, and sub-sea valve products. “The IPT acquisition allows us to offer a more robust valve portfolio,“ continued Anton.