Tucson, Arizona, 11 March 2016 – Walbro, Co., Ltd., the world’s largest carburetor
manufacturer and a leading supplier of fuel injection, ignition, and fuel systems components,
has announced a definitive agreement to sell its Flow Control business unit.
Keihin Hi-Flow Sales Co, Ltd.(KHF), a Japanese distributor of medical and industrial valves, will acquire the
flow control business including technology assets and employees. The divestiture is consistent
with Walbro’s strategy to focus the organization on engine management and fuel system
KHF has been working together with Walbro for over 25 years to develop Flow Control products
for medical and industrial applications. The acquisition will allow KHF the flexibility to expand
their product offering within the medical industry.
Subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, Walbro expects the
transaction to close by March 24th, 2016. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Walbro is a global market leader of engine management and fuel systems for the lawn and
garden, recreational and marine, outdoor power equipment, and two-wheel small engine
markets. Walbro manufactures carburetors, ignition systems, fuel injection, air/fuel
management systems, pumps, values and fuel storage and distribution systems. Walbro is a
global organization with headquarters in Tucson, Arizona and manufacturing and engineering
facilities in Japan, Thailand, China, Mexico, and the United States. Additional information
regarding Walbro is available at www.Walbro.com.
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