GE Division Sells Overland Park Manufacturing Operation

A general electric building in Schenectady, New York | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
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General Electric Co.’s Power & Water Division agreed to sell its Overland Park, Kan.-based air filtration operation to Clarcor Inc. for about $265 million.

The business is a leading supplier of air filtration systems and filters used in gas turbine generators and other industrial applications. It has about 700 employees worldwide and produces annual revenues of about $230 million.

After the acquisition, the company will continue to produce products for General Electric, which has the world’s largest base of natural gas turbines. GE paid $260 million for the business in September 2004. It was previously known as BHA Group Holdings Inc., which had two subsidiaries, BHA Group Inc. and BHA Technologies Inc.

GE Power & Water’s said the company decided to sell the business so it could focus more on its core strength of gas turbine technology. He said selling the business to Clarcor gives it a chance to grow and thrive.

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