Swagelok Acquires RHPS B.V.

RHPS manufactures pressure regulator products.

Swagelok Co. announced on April 12 that it has acquired the shares of RHPS B.V. 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 Nieuw Vennep, The Netherlands, RHPS is a manufacturer of pressure regulator products used mostly in oil and gas, chemical/petrochemical, alternative fuels, semiconductor and biopharmaceutical applications.

For more than 20 years, RHPS has been designing and manufacturing a range of relief valves, back-pressure, and pressure reducing regulator products. "The RHPS acquisition allows us to offer a more robust regulator portfolio," said Arthur F. Anton, CEO of Swagelok.

Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, Swagelok is a developer and provider of fluid system solutions, including products, assemblies, and services for the research, instrumentation, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, petrochemical, alternative fuels and semiconductor industries.

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