George T. Wilkinson, Inc. Acquires Ultra Filtronics

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Procurement broadens company’s robust offerings with new services to penetrate the burgeoning biotech and pharmaceutical industries

ROCKLAND & RANDOLPH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–George T. Wilkinson, Inc., a leading firm in energy efficient commercial and industrial boilers, services and mobile boilers, announced today that it has acquired Ultra Filtronics, LTD, a leading provider of ultrapure water purification systems for the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Ultra Filtronics will retain its name and operate as Ultra Filtronics, Inc.

“Ultra Filtronics has proven itself to be a leader in all aspects of ultrapure water systems”

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Through this strategic acquisition, George T. Wilkinson, Inc. will be able to leverage its more than sixty years of high-efficiency commercial and industrial heating and hot water offerings, enabling the firm to gain broader reach within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The company is now able to offer customers a series of new and expanded services in addition to its already robust series of energy efficient heating solutions, most notably the installation and maintenance of ultrapure water systems for biotechnology companies. Since 2002, Ultra Filtronics has been serving the needs of all major biotech and pharmaceutical companies in the Greater Boston area and this acquisition gives the firm the resources necessary to continue its impressive growth. Additionally, new and existing customers of Ultra Filtronics will benefit from Wilkinson’s approach to customer service such as fast response time, its highly skilled technicians, its skilled service department and dynamic leadership team.

“Ultra Filtronics has proven itself to be a leader in all aspects of ultrapure water systems,” said Geoff Wilkinson, Jr., President of George T. Wilkinson, Inc. “Their staff has a wealth of knowledge and experience in this critical field and has successfully grown to provide unparalleled services to a vital sector of the New England Economy. I look forward to our continued expansion while building on the high level of dedication and service that our customers have come to expect.”

“This is an important next step for Ultra Filtronics as we look to grow our reach within the region as well as add new resources to better support our customers and partners,” said Gene Dennen, Founder of Ultra Filtronics, LTD. “The companies we work with develop and manufacture some of the most important pharmaceutical products in the world and this strategic acquisition will ensure that we have the resources and workforce necessary to help them in their meaningful work.”

About George T. Wilkinson, Inc.

George T. Wilkinson, Inc. has been providing the Northeast with commercial and industrial energy efficient boilers, services, maintenance and installation for more than sixty years. Through Wilkinson Mobile Boilers, Inc., the company also provides a fleet of modern, self-contained high and low pressure high efficiency boilers ranging from 50 to 800 horsepower. George T. Wilkinson, Inc. is the exclusive representative of The Autoflame Combustion Management System and Limpsfield low oxygen content burners in Southern New England as well as the regional representative of Power Flame Burners. The company also offers a wide range of energy efficient products and its technicians are experts in retrofitting existing boilers so that businesses can enjoy fuel savings, energy incentives, and a reduced carbon footprint. George T. Wilkinson, Inc. is headquartered in Rockland, Mass.

For additional information, please visit http://www.gtwilkinson.com/

About Ultra Filtronics, Inc.

Ultra Filtronics, Inc. is a leading provider in the installation and maintenance of ultrapure water systems. With a specialization in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, Ultra Filtronics also offers validation services testing, training, and laboratory systems consultants for a variety of industrial water filtration systems across a variety of sectors. Founded in 2002, the company has developed a knowledgeable and qualified staff that are experts in ultrapure water systems and filtration solutions.

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