Westmor Industries Acquires Fuel Handling Equipment Builder Determan Brownie


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 29, 2012

Morris, MN – Westmor Industries, LLC today announced they have acquired Determan Brownie, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The new division of Westmor Industries will be known as Westmor Fluid Solutions, LLC and will maintain a manufacturing and service facility in Northwest Minneapolis.“While both companies serve and sell products into similar industries, we historically have not manufactured many competing product lines,” says John LaFontsee, General Manager of the newly formed Westmor Fluid Solutions, “The new partnership creates some pretty exciting synergies in product and service that will bolster Westmor’s position as a major manufacturer and supplier of fuel handling systems, parts and service.”

Founded in 1964, Determan Brownie manufactures and services an extensive line of fluid handling equipment and systems. Their diverse business performs refined fuel terminal modifications, employs service teams for pump and meter repair, proving, calibration and inspection. The 48-year-old Minnesota Company supports customers in aviation, refineries, pipelines, terminals, utilities and government agencies.

About Westmor Industries
Headquartered in Morris, Minnesota, Westmor Industries designs, manufactures, services and distributes a full line of petroleum and fluid handling parts and equipment. The 40-year-old company serves customers in industries including petroleum, propane, biofuels, aviation, agriculture and government agencies. In addition, Westmor operates facilities in Iowa and Wisconsin with repair and install teams serving the Midwestern United States and beyond.

For more information, contact:
Mary Erholtz
Director of Marketing
3 Development Drive
Morris, Minnesota  56267
320-589-2100
mary.erholtz@superior-ind.com
www.westmor-ind.com