Porvair goes Dutch with €7.75m push deeper into Europe
Porvair, the specialist filtration and environmental technologies group based in King’s Lynn, has acquired Dahlman Industrial Group B. V. – a Dutch industrial filtration business trading as Royal Dahlman – for €7.75 million cash.
Royal Dahlman reported revenue of €14.2m in the year ended December 31. It specialises in industrial filtration with particular expertise in petrochemical filtration engineering.
Royal Dahlman will continue to operate from its existing premises and will be integrated into the group’s Aerospace & Industrial division. It is expected to be earnings accretive following integration in 2020.
Porvair chief executive Ben Stocks said: “Royal Dahlman brings engineering expertise in petrochemical emissions control applications where regulations are expected to tighten.
“It also has excellent routes to market in Benelux and Northern Europe for industrial filtration through which the combined business can offer a much wider product range.
“Royal Dahlman has a strong and experienced management team who will lead the group’s expansion in Europe.”