Essick Purchases Bemis Home Comfort Division
Mar 9, 2004
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Cooling equipment maker Essick Air Products Inc. (Little Rock, AR, U.S.) announced that it has purchased Bemis Manufacturing Company's (Sheboygan Falls, WI, U.S.) Home Comfort Division.

Essick will add Bemis Home Comfort Division humidifiers, air purifiers, and related accessories and equipment to its existing product line of residential and commercial evaporative air coolers. Essick said its distribution market will immediately expand throughout the entire U.S. and manufacturing will increase from seasonal to year-round.

Bemis Manufacturing Company, a privately held plumbing products and plastics manufacturer, will continue producing health care and fluid containment products on a worldwide basis.

"We are pleased to purchase Bemis' reputable Home Comfort Division," Jim Pettry, Essick spokesperson, said in a statement from the company. "The product lines fit nicely together and allow us to expand our marketing and manufacturing efforts. We look forward to offering our customers more product selection and service."

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