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Teleflex to Buy Ecotrans Technologies

It makes emissions reducing products for railroads.

Engineering products outfit maker


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said it agreed to acquire

Ecotrans Technologies

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, a supplier of locomotive anti-idling and emissions reductions solutions for the railroad industry, for an undisclosed sum.

The deal is expected to close by the end of the year.

Teleflex Power Systems

, a supplier of auxiliary power units and alternative fuel systems for heavy-duty truck, industrial vehicle, automotive and rail applications has been the exclusive manufacturer of APUs for Ecotrans since 2001.

Ecotrans, with annual revenues of about $8 million, is a supplier to major railroads in North America.

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