PARKERSBURG, W.Va.—W.H. Smith Co., a manufacturer and supplier of hose assemblies and systems, as well as load securing and material handling products for the U.S. Department of Defense and the commercial marketplace, said it has completed the purchase of intellectual property and related assets from LaBarge Products Inc.
W.H. Smith, which also makes load security and material handling products for the U.S. Department of Defense and the commercial market, said it acquired certain proprietary drawings, tooling and related fixtures from St. Louis-based LaBarge required for manufacturing critical systems and components.
Among the systems W.H. Smith acquired are: Marine Corps Hose Reel System; Army Assault Hoseline System; Rapidly Installed Fuel Transfer System; 350 GPM trailer mounted pump system; and 00 GPM trailer mounted pump system
Financial details of the sale weren't disclosed.