Global Water Technology Acquires Fort Bend Services; Announces Plans for Expansion Throughout Southwestern United States
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GLOBAL WATER TECHNOLOGY ACQUIRES FORT BEND SERVICES; ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR EXPANSION THROUGHOUT SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES
South Holland, Illinois, USA, September 13, 2022– Global Water Technology, Inc. (GWT), a leader in water and wastewater treatment solutions, announced today the acquisition of Fort Bend Services, Inc. headquartered in Stafford, Texas as well as plans for strategic expansion across the southwestern United States.
Fort Bend Services was founded in 1978 and provides water and wastewater treatment products and services throughout the southwestern United States. In addition to Texas, Fort Bend Services collaborates with clients and customers in Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.
In support of this acquisition, Global Water Technology in September opened a fifth office and warehouse location based in Houston, Texas. This new facility complements the company’s existing southwest distribution facility located in Phoenix, Arizona.
Michael Landers, Global Water Technology’s Chief Operating Officer, commented, “We are very happy to announce our acquisition of Fort Bend Services, to have such an outstanding team join our family of companies, and to announce our focus on the southwestern United States. Fort Bend Services boasts a formidable reputation for both technology and service capabilities, including a strong presence in industry sectors important to our future growth. I am confident that we will benefit from their impressive client relationships as we invest in the growth of our business across the southwestern United States.”
Evan Gray, Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Commercial Operations, commented, “We continue to maintain a positive dialogue with companies across the United States that align well with our corporate culture and drive to be the industry’s service and technological leader in commercial water treatment solutions. In Fort Bend Services we identified the right partner to make an entrance into the Texas market; the combination of market complementarity and shared values will serve our clients and employees well in the years to come. Today’s announcement will be followed by us sharing more detailed plans in the fourth quarter about our focus on the southwestern United States from both a people and capabilities standpoint. Texas and surrounding states are experiencing record business growth while water is an increasingly critical resource to use and manage sustainably in the Southwest. We look forward to further expanding Global Water Technology’s presence in the region.”
Michael Landers concluded, “our proven playbook of identifying companies to join Global Water Technology focuses on us embracing and celebrating the legacy and company history each owner represents. As they become part of the fabric of Global Water Technology, we ensure the legacy that propelled their growth remains an active part of our story as we create success together in the communities that we collectively serve. Fort Bend Services has great people, an enviable customer base and a strong reputation, and I am really happy to have them join the Global Water Technology family of companies as we focus on our growth in the southwestern United States.”
For more information, please contact GWT at firstname.lastname@example.org or 708-349-9991.
About Global Water Technology, Inc.: Global Water Technology, Inc. was founded in 1990 to meet a growing demand in the industry for personalized, affordable, and reliable water treatment services. The primary goal was to establish an honest and reputable company that management teams would be proud to partner with. As a result, GWT continues to build upon a strong reputation in the commercial, residential, industrial, hotel, and healthcare markets throughout the United States.
GWT’s reputation for superior service and creating cost effective, resource saving, and equipment preserving strategies has allowed for continued growth and expansion throughout the United States and across a wide variety of industries. Today, Global Water Technology, Inc. is one of the industry’s leaders in water and wastewater treatment.
For more detailed information about GWT, please visit our About Us page.
About Fort Bend Services, Inc.:
Fort Bend Services, a water treatment company was founded by Lyn and Rosemary Levens in 1978. It was incorporated on January 31, 1981. For over 30 years Lyn and Rosemary worked side by side to grow the business and their customer base. JC Dromgoole later joined the business and FBS grew to become the largest polymer distributor in the US.
Most recently, the business was lead by Mr. and Mrs. Leven’s children. Lanasa Moyer served as the President of the company and Layne Levens was a Project Supervisor and Fleet/Safety Manager. Together they worked each day to carry on the legacy left by their parents and Mr. Dromgoole.
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