Bacharach, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Parasense, Inc.

New Kensington, PA – May 19, 2017 – Bacharach, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of refrigerant gas leak detection and monitoring instruments, and combustion and emissions analyzers, serving the HVAC-R industry announced today the completion of the acquisition of Parasense, Inc. , an industry leader in the development, manufacture and support of refrigeration detection and monitoring equipment for the food retail and military segments of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning markets.

“Parasense has an exceptional reputation in refrigeration monitoring in the food retail sector and provides integrated energy management systems and remote data management to ensure energy efficiency, food safety, reduced waste and operating costs savings.” said Doug Keeports, President of Bacharach. “This aligns well with Bacharach’s strategic plan and focus on market leadership in instrumentation and expertise of refrigerant monitoring, as well as complimenting Bacharach’s strengths in the combustion and emissions analysis markets. We are happy to welcome the Parasense team and look forward to continuing to grow our combined businesses.”

Located in Quedgeley, England, the Parasense manufacturing and design operations are under the direction of Dan Radford, Managing Director and include sales and support resources for their European and export customer base. In North America, Parasense supports their market position with distribution, assembly, service, sales and training in its Stanardsville, Virginia facility under the direction of Michelle Collier, Chief Operations Officer. The combined leadership of Michelle and Dan, along with their staff, brings over 30 years of industry experience to the Bacharach team.

As the management team work to leverage the combined strengths of the two businesses, Parasense and Bacharach will continue to operate business as usual under their existing structure, company name, contacts and customer and supplier interactions to best support mutual ongoing efforts to exceed the expectations of their customers. The combined resources of Bacharach and Parasense will significantly strengthen the company’s ability to provide the best solutions to the worldwide HVAC-R market with Fixed and Portable Gas Detection Instrumentation and Performance Monitoring offerings.

About Bacharach
Bacharach products make the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration industries safer, cleaner, and more energy efficient. Operating for over 100 years, with headquarters located in New Kensington, PA, and manufacturing and distribution facilities located in Dublin, Ireland and Toronto, Canada; Bacharach continues to expand its fixed and portable product portfolio and global market presence to design, deliver and service high quality gas measurement and monitoring solutions to increase productivity, reduce costs, and protect lives and the environment. The company’s core applications are chiller plants, supermarkets & food retail, food and beverage processing, residential and commercial heating and cooling, government HVAC & R, conditioned occupied spaces, refrigerated storage, white goods manufacturing, boilers & generators, industrial appliances, commercial & industrial plants, power generation engines, commercial refrigeration and data rooms.

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About Parasense
Parasense is an innovator in providing engineering and information technology solutions designed to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve performance and achieve sustainability goals. Using accurate measurement techniques, combined with predictive and intelligent analytics, Parasense offers knowledge and systems helping customers to make informed decisions to manage business ethically, profitably and smart.

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SOURCE: Bacharach