Wittmann acquired Capitol Temptrol, a manufacturer of portable and central chillers, which diversifies and expands the company's product line for plastics processing.

Wittmann, Turlington, Conn., acquired Capitol Temptrol, Centerbrook, Conn., a manufacturer of portable and central chillers, which diversifies and expands the company's product line for plastics processing.

Under its new name, Wittmann Capitol Temptrol, the company will run its customer support, manufacturing, inventory, spare parts and service for several thousand units already in use from its Torrington, Conn., facility.

The acquisition allows Wittman to offer processors everything from a single-zone temperature controller to complete systems that consist of chillers, dryers, material handling systems, robots and automation systems.