The Xylem Flow Control business, part of Xylem’s Applied Water Systems (AWS) Growth Center, provides pneumatic and hydraulic valves and related products to original equipment manufacturers, primarily in the oil and gas sector. Brands include Midland-ACS, Alcon and Landon Kingsway. In 2013, the business reported sales of US$25 million.

“This sale enables us to focus more sharply on our strategic core businesses and our strengths as a water technology focused company,” said Patrick Decker, president and CEO of Xylem.