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Stronger in gas and LNG

Metso has completed the acquisition of MAPAG Valves GmbH from the Linde Group of Germany. The company will be integrated into Metso Automation’s Flow Control business line.

In connection with the transaction, the parties also have signed a long-term partnership agreement.

MAPAG Valves is a manufacturing company of high performance butterfly valves. It operates a modern factory in Horgau, near Munich, that employs close to 100 staff. MAPAG’s products are used across a wide spectrum of industries, such as chemical, petrochemical, air separation, natural gas, off-shore and liquefied natural gas (LNG) as well as nuclear and conventional power stations. Its special strengths are in engineering, project management and process know-how for demanding applications.

With the acquisition, Metso supports its strategy to complement the product offering for the energy and hydrocarbon industries. It also improves Metso Automation’s market position in the fast growing industrial markets, such as industrial gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG). The partnership agreement enables to deepen the customer relationship and technology cooperation with the Linde Group.

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