Wacker Corp. Purchases Ground Heaters

Mon April 10, 2006 - National Edition

The Menomonee Falls, WI-based Wacker Corporation finalized the purchase of Ground Heaters Inc. of Spring Lake, MI, April 2.

Ground Heaters is a leading manufacturer of portable hydronic heating equipment and indirect-fired air heaters for construction industry customers in North America and Europe.

Christopher Barnard, president & CEO of Wacker Corporation, noted that, "We have been looking for an acquisition to expand our product offering and in Ground Heaters we have found the perfect fit of quality product and innovative technology. Wacker and Ground Heaters will now jointly build on the proven strengths of both organizations to continue to deliver the best overall value to construction industry customers."