SERFILCO is known for its innovative approach to providing not only filtration equipment and liquid-handling systems, but also its educational efforts, particularly regarding environmental controls, waste reduction and safety. Baron-Blakeslee, which has been a leader in the manufacture of solvent vapor degreasing systems for more than 75 years, is highly regarded as a supplier of efficient, reliable equipment.

Under the terms of the acquisition, all products will continue to be manufactured at the Baron-Blakeslee facility in Williamstown, WV. New products will be added for aqueous and semi-aqueous industrial cleaning, as well as a revolutionary new dry cleaning machine for the commercial dry cleaning industry. Silvio J. Pioli, general manager, will head the company, while all administrative functions will be directed from the company headquarters in Northbrook, Ill. For further information, contact Silvio Pioli at (847) 509-2910.