Control Devices, LLC Acquires Dry Link, Inc.
Control Devices, LLC announced that it acquired Dry Link, Inc. of Sunrise, Florida on March 31, 2021. The transaction is Control Devices' tenth add‐on acquisition.
Dry Link, Inc. is the premier manufacturer of dry-disconnect "dry break" hose couplings for bulk transfer of liquids and high-containment split-butterfly valves for powders. Their couplings are used worldwide in chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and food industries to provide drip-free connections. All major pharmaceutical, biotechnology & food companies specify Dry Link's sanitary line of couplings when hygienic and high purity conditions are required.
Control Devices' CEO, Scott Kerns, commented, "The Dry Link technology is a great addition to the Control Devices family. We believe we can leverage Dry Link's history of engineering, quality, and proven technology as a new growth platform for our company."
Dry Link's founders Vinod and Micky Bhasin, stated, "After more than two decades of building our business, we are thrilled that Control Devices is committed to expanding on our brand and technology."
Control Devices, headquartered in Fenton, MO, is a leading designer and manufacturer of engineered flow control solutions in the air, liquid, and gas markets. It offers customized and standard valves, condensate traps, refrigerant distributors, and other products that serve as critical components in end-product applications, including medical systems, air compressors, fire suppression systems, and specialty gas HVACR, and heavy truck braking systems.