PENTAIR Aquatic Eco-Systems Purchases EMPEROR AQUATICS

Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems & Emperor Aquatics

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Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, Inc. purchases assets of Emperor Aquatics, Inc.

SANFORD, NC – February 13, 2014 — Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, Inc. announced today it has purchased the assets of Emperor Aquatics, Inc. (EAI), a leading supplier of UV disinfection and water filtering solutions, on December 31, 2013. EAI is headquartered in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

With the addition of EAI, Pentair is well positioned to address the growing concerns over biosecurity in Aquaculture and the increased use of UV disinfection in the Pool industry. “This acquisition provides entry into the growing UV market and is the perfect complement to our existing commercial sanitization products,” said Karl Frykman, President of Pentair Aquatic Systems.
By establishing a UV center of excellence, Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems looks to continue development of tailored engineered solutions across all industries. Robert D. Miller, Chief Financial Officer of Pentair’s Aquatic Systems business, leads the day-to-day operations of Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, including EAI.

ABOUT PENTAIR AQUATIC SYSTEMS

Pentair Aquatic Systems provides leading edge equipment, accessories and water technology solutions to the swimming pool, aquaculture and environmental water monitoring industries. Aquatic Systems produces a broad line of products from pumps and filtration equipment to thermal products, automated controls, lights, automatic cleaners, water purification and treatment technology, UV sterilizers, electromagnetic flow meters, irrigation controls, and more. Applications for Aquatic Systems products include maintenance, repair and renovation of existing in-field equipment, as well as planning and engineered solutions for new installations in North America, Europe, and emerging markets such as China, Latin America and other countries.

ABOUT PENTAIR LTD.

Pentair Ltd. (www.pentair.com) delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers’ diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. With 2013 revenues of $7.5 billion, Pentair employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.

PENTAIR CONTACT:
Rebecca Osborn
Senior Manager, External Communications
Direct: 763-656-5589
Email: rebecca.osborn@pentair.com

Original press release: www.aquaticeco.com/pages/14/Press-Releases

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