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Fluidmaster Buys a Slovenian Company

San Juan Capistrano-based company's positions in Europe and the Middle East will expand accordingly.

Fluidmaster in San Juan Capistrano. Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo
Fluidmaster in San Juan Capistrano. Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo

Fluidmaster is going European and Middle Eastern.

The San Juan Capistrano-based manufacturer of toilet tank components and trim announced today its acquisition of the Kolektor Liv based in Postojna, Slovenia. 

Kolektor Liv has been one of a leading European provider of sanitary ware products, including in-wall and concealed cisterns, under the LIV and Schwab brands actively sold in more than 30 countries in Europe and in the Middle East, according to a Fluidmaster press release.

"Fluidmaster and Kolektor have been discussing a potential collaboration for some time and we jointly determined that this acquisition is the best way to serve both existing and prospective customers in Europe and beyond," said Robert AndersonSchoepe, chairman and CEO of Fluidmaster.

Established in 1957, Fluidmaster remains a family-owned and operated company, leading the market with a worldwide distribution network across more than 80 countries. Fluidmaster sells more toilet tank replacement valves than any other manufacturer in the world, according to the release.

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