Hitachi Zosen Corporate has acquired Cumberland leading electrochemical company

Hitachi Zosen acquires electrochemical company, Cumberland

9:41 AM, 30th June 2014
Hitachi Zosen Corporate has acquired Cumberland leading electrochemical company

DUBAI, UAE: Hitachi Zosen Corporate (Hitz), a Japanese giant in the engineering sector, has acquired Cumberland, a world leading electrochemical company. The merger will provide Hitz with direct access to the European and Middle East and North Africa regions, whilst Cumberland will benefit from the wider product portfolio of Hitzand enhanced financial resources. Cumberland will continue operations from its headquarters in Dubai, UAE, and from its engineering, sales and technical support offices in the UK, Singapore and India.

“We are extremely pleased to join Hitachi Zosen. Cumberland was founded in the United Kingdom in 1949 and is now part of a $4 billion organisation with vast manufacturing, R&D and commercial resources. Acquisition by Hitz provides excellent synergies and will serve to accelerate our delivery of innovative and energy-efficient electro-chlorination services to the power and desalination, water and wastewater treatment, petrochemical, oil & gas and marine industries,” said Alistair Munro, CEO, Cumberland.

 

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