L. W. Allen LLC is excited to announce that it has been purchased by SJE Inc. (SJE), a leading controls technology company headquartered in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Based in Madison, Wisc., L. W. Allen and its brand Altronex have a strong tradition of supplying high quality engineered control systems to the municipal wastewater segment in the upper Midwest. Both companies’ strong commitments to customer service align to make this deal advantageous for their customers.
“We are excited to join the SJE family. L. W. Allen/Altronex is looking forward to leveraging the resources of the partnership over the years to come. This evolution will definitely enhance our already strong customer service model and allow us to grow as a company to provide more offerings and even better response to customers throughout the region,” said Jim Cook, President & Pump Systems General Manager of L.W. Allen.
With approximately 45 employees, L. W. Allen is a significant addition to SJE’s Engineered Products team. The purchase leverages L. W. Allen/Altronex’s control systems expertise and market share in the region to put both companies in a favorable position for growth. In addition to L. W. Allen’s headquarters in Madison, SJE has six locations in the United States and one in Suzhou, China.
“When we first met the team at L. W. Allen, it just seemed to be a natural fit with SJE,” said Dave Thomas, President and CEO of SJE. “By leveraging our expertise across multiple locations, we will offer the L. W. Allen customers expanded capacity and additional resources to solve their business requirements.”
L.W. Allen LLC
L.W. ALLEN serves water and wastewater facilities in Wisconsin and the surrounding states with two divisions. L.W. Allen is a factory-authorized distributor for several leading brands of pumps, motors, slide gates and complete pump stations and accessories. Altronex designs, manufacturers and services state-of-the art controls systems. As a full-service integrator, Altronex can provide custom solutions including SCADA, telemetry, motor control and instrumentation needs. www.lwallen.com
SJE was founded in 1975. Over 45 years later, SJE has grown into a leading controls technology company throughout the United States and Canada, as well as into global markets. SJE is comprised of well-respected brands — CSI Controls, PRIMEX, SJE Rhombus — all known for their innovation and quality. With locations throughout the United States and Asia, SJE offers a wide variety of control products for residential, commercial, municipal and industrial markets. SJE represents the most reliable integration of engineering and manufacturing capabilities in the industry. www.sjeinc.com