- Acquisition enhances Maag’s position in underwater pelletizers
- Existing brand names will continue
Switzerland-based Maag, manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing systems, and filtration systems, has agreed to acquire US-based Gala Industries, Inc. Gala is a manufacturer of underwater pelletizing systems, centrifugal pellet dryers and process solutions for the plastics industry.
Acquisition enhances Maag’s position in underwater pelletizers
The addition of Gala’s products will further enhance Maag’s position in underwater pelletizers and centrifugal dryers. Both companies will go to the market under their existing brand names, which include Maag Pump Systems, Automatik Pelletizing Systems and Gala Industries. The combined business will be headed by Ueli Thuerig, President of Maag.
Maag manufactures in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, USA and China, with additional sales offices in France, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, India and Brazil. Gala Industries manufactures in the US and Germany, with a sales office in Thailand.