Aggreko Adds A Contact

By Mike Osenga15 February 2018

Aggreko plc, has completed the acquisition of A Contact Electric Rentals, LP,  a provider of specialized medium and high voltage electrical distribution and transformer rental equipment.  Terms of the acquisition were not announced.

Headquartered in Houston, Tex., A Contact is in many of the markets Aggreko currently serves including the utilities, petrochemical/refining, and oil and gas industries, the company said, adding that the acquisition of A Contact expands Aggreko’s position as a provider of specialty power solutions.  Hans Schellstede, president of A Contact Electric Rentals, will join Aggreko.

A Contact supplies electrical equipment such as: I-line panels, highly specialized medium or high voltage gear, switches, starters, transformers and variable frequency drives.

“We continue to focus on targeted acquisitions that further establish Aggreko as the leader in specialty power, heating and cooling solutions,” said Russell Schuster, managing director, Aggreko. “This acquisition will allow us to provide an unparalleled range of turnkey electrical services to address our customers’ power generation needs and capture a greater portion of market share in the industries we serve.”

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