Tool Co. this week completed the purchase of Wop Industria e Comercio
de Bombas ltda, (WOP) a subsidiary of Dana Industrias Ltda, the
Brazilian arm of Dana Corp. based in Toledo, OH.
engineers and manufactures oil and water pumps for the Brazilian
automotive original equipment market. The facility is located in the
city of Diadema, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Melling plans to rename
the facility Melling Do Brasil.
“We are pleased to
complete this acquisition,” said Mark Melling, president and chief
executive officer. "This business represents a natural extension of our
current engineering and manufacturing capabilities and is an excellent
fit with our overall growth strategy. We are also quite impressed with
their development of products such as cold start valves for
environmentally responsible engines that run on ethanol. And of course,
we are excited to welcome the management team and employees of WOP into
the Melling family.”
For more information about Melling Tool Co., go to: www.melling.com.