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Des-Case Acquires RMF Systems

Mar 14, 2018

As a market leader in desiccant breathers and manufacturer of specialty filtration products that improve process equipment reliability and extend lubricant life for companies around the world, we are excited to announced the acquisition of RMF Systems, an experienced specialist in desiccant breathers, filtration systems, analysis and monitoring solutions to maintain hydraulic oil and lubricant cleanliness. With the addition of RMF, Des-Case will provide a broader range of solutions, greater customer convenience and deeper professional expertise.

Des-Case holds the leading position in the North American breather market and also provides world-class filtration and transfer systems of all shapes and sizes, while RMF is a major player in the European filtration market with a particular focus on hydraulic solutions. Together, Des-Case and RMF will help companies make their equipment investments last longer through an extensive combined product line that will provide solutions of superior breadth and depth for any contamination problem.

“The relationship with RMF Systems represents an opportunity to establish Des-Case as a market leader in Europe, and significantly strengthens our global presence,” said Brian Gleason, President and CEO of Des-Case Corporation. “We look forward to combining our respective strengths, decades of experience and business relationships to further serve and maximize value for a broader range of customers with industry-leading, solution-based products.”

With a degree in Marine Engineering, Gerben Gerken, Managing Director of RMF Systems, is recognized as a leading authority in the field of oil management. Gerben stated, “With our enhanced global presence and complementary range of oil filtration and analysis solutions, I am sure we will be able to accelerate growth and continue to invest in product innovations to maintain our position at the leading edge of filtration technology.” Gerben and his team have been welcomed into the Des-Case family and their local operations facility will remain in The Netherlands.