Engine Control Systems Acquired

Posted on January 5, 2006

Engine Control Systems (ECS), the Newmarket, Ontario, Canada-based manufacturer of emissions control systems and components, has been acquired by CapitalWorks, LLC. CapitalWorks, a Cleveland, Ohio-based private equity firm, purchased ECS from The Lubrizol Corp. Financial details were not disclosed.

ECS has three North American locations – the Newmarket headquarters and sites in London, Ontario Ontario, and Reno Nev. It also operates Engine Control Systems Europe AB, Malmo, Sweden. CapitalWorks said it is investing significant equity capital and ECS does not anticipate any material changes to its relationships with customers, suppliers or regulatory agencies.