Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of St. Louis-based Emerson, has acquired Vilter Manufacturing LLC, a privately held compressor manufacturer based in Cudahy, Wis. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Vilter will become a part of Emerson Climate Technologies' Refrigeration Div., which provides commercial refrigeration products and solutions. Vilter produces compressors for industrial refrigeration and gas compression applications, including reciprocating and single screw compressors.

"Vilter has a well-respected brand that will enhance our presence in the food processing and cold storage segments of the refrigeration industry," said Ed Purvis, executive vice president and business leader of Emerson Climate Technologies.

"Vilter is a technology leader in energy-efficient, environmentally conscious solutions in its industry. We see great growth opportunities for both organizations as Vilter joins the Emerson team," said Ram Krishnan, president of the Refrigeration Div. of Emerson Climate Technologies.

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