BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (Oct. 8, 2008) — Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp., a distributor of power transmission and motion control products, has acquired Industrial Rubber and Mechanics Inc., known as Inrumec, of Puerto Rico.
The transaction was completed on Oct. 3, and terms weren't disclosed.
Inrumec distributes fluid power products; industrial and hydraulic hoses; belting and conveyer systems; pipe, tube, fittings and valves; and packaging machinery to food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cement and aggregate markets. It manufactures hydraulic hose assemblies for the same end markets. The company has annual sales of approximately $13 million.
Inrumec President Thomas von Hillebrandt said joining Kaman will increase value of Inrumec. He said the addition of Kaman's power transmission lines to Inrumec's offerings will be well received in the marketplace.
Kaman operates about 200 branches, distribution centers and customer service centers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. It works closely with the aerospace and industrial distribution markets.