Parker Hannifin Corporation recently announced that it has acquired Kittiwake Developments Limited based in Littlehampton, England.

Kittiwake Developments is a manufacturer of condition monitoring technology including wear debris sensors, oil testing and analysis instrumentation, and acoustic, vibration and gas emissions monitoring sensors. The company’s products are used alongside filtration technology in the commercial marine, oil and gas, power generation and defense markets.

Kittiwake Developments, which has annual sales of approximately $20 million and employs 95 people, will be integrated into Parker's Filtration Group.

"Kittiwake Developments will allow us to extend our position in diagnostic products and reinforce our ability to offer our customers complete health monitoring solution for their filtration systems," said Peter Popoff, president of Parker's Filtration Group. "We welcome the employees of Kittiwake to Parker and are excited about the growth opportunities this combination creates."

A manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, Parker Hannifin provides precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 58,000 people in 47 countries.

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