ICS Magazine

Emerson acquires vacuum manufacturer ProTeam

September 4, 2009

BOISE, IDAHO (Sept. 3, 2009) -ProTeam, a leading provider of commercial vacuums, announced Emerson has acquired the Boise-based company, effective September 2, 2009.

“This is the partnership of two very successful companies. This strategic acquisition will strengthen and broaden Emerson’s line of products, while providing ProTeam with new growth opportunities and synergies through complementary product portfolios, channels and operations,” said ProTeam President Matt Wood.

“ProTeam’s outstanding reputation for products and service is a perfect fit for helping us build the Emerson Professional Tools platform,” said Tim Ferry, president of Emerson Tool Company, the world’s leading manufacturer of wet/dry utility vacuums.

ProTeam, the world’s largest provider of innovative commercial backpack vacuums, will become part of the globally operating Emerson Professional Tools platform.