PITTSBURGH—Lewis-Goetz & Co. Inc. has acquired Advanced Sealing Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of fluid sealing products to refining, chemical processing, power generation and wastewater treatment facilities.
Lewis-Goetz said Advanced Sealing provides a broad product mix including metallic and non-metallic flange gaskets, valve packings, metallic and eleastomeric hoses, stud bolts, hex nuts, steam traps and heat exchanger gaskets.
Advanced Sealing focuses on fugitive emission products that meet or exceed today's leak detection and repair sealing standards.
Lewis-Goetz is part of the Eriks Group of companies and is a worldwide industrial distributor with annual sales exceeding $800 million.
Eriks Group consists of more than 60 companies with 450 branches in 27 countries, generating net sales of $2.3 billion in 2013. It employs 7,500 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V., which reported net sales of $25.6 billion in 2012.