Elgin Equipment closes acquisition of Cook Legacy

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., U.S. 10/13/11 (PennWell) – Elgin Equipment Group has closed its purchase of Ohio-based Cook Legacy Coating Co., which is now known as Cook Legacy Water & Energy.

The acquisition broadens the Elgin’s product line and demonstrates its commitment to provide design and performance excellence to the coal, mining and mineral processing, utility, and oil and gas industries.

Cook Legacy’s core products include Coanda and cylindrical screens, AirBurst systems and Jacquelyn Coating, a proprietary screen coating solution that improves screen durability and prevents biofouling.

Cook Legacy designs and assembles water intake screens and systems for the municipal water and power utility end markets. Cook’s operation will be merged into Elgin Equipment Group’s Norris Screen LLC, the world leader in Coanda screen design and construction.

The acquisition extends Elgin’s reach into municipal water and hydropower markets while allowing Cook to expand into new markets and accelerate product development.

The deal leverages Cook Legacy’s position as a leader and innovator in water markets with Elgin’s experience, efficiency and long-standing reputation of providing reliable and cost-effective products and services.

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