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May 7, 2019

Trucent Acquires Advanced Separation Technologies (CentraSep®)

Trucent announced that it has finalized the purchase of all the assets and rights relating to Advanced Separation Technologies (CentraSep®) and AST Leasing, collectively referred to as CentraSep.

CentraSep becomes part of the Trucent family of companies and will be known as Trucent CentraSep Technologies.

Why Trucent Acquired CentraSep

CentraSep brings an additional leading technology and strong market presence to Trucent’s portfolio: CentraSep centrifugal separators for liquid/solid separation.  The company has a strong global presence in the solar panel production and glass grinding industries and is a market leader given the design, reliability, and overall fluid separation performance of its technology.

Trucent and CentraSep are no strangers to each other, with Trucent selling CentraSep centrifuges as part of its product offerings for years. Tom Czartoski, CEO and owner of Trucent, says “The CentraSep acquisition merges two great and complementary separation companies and elevates our game by adding a division with a talented team, and an established presence in North America, Asia, Europe and South America with the industry-leading technology.”

CentraSep has nearly 700 installations in 22 countries, with a significant presence in the brittle material industry, such as glass and ceramic grinding.  Other market installations include wire drawing, wastewater treatment, food and beverage production, agricultural and biomass products, protein clarification, paint booth water filtration, and commercial laundry water reuse.

The Future

Both the Trucent and CentraSep leadership teams see this as an important step toward the future.  The former AST/CentraSep operation will remain in Noblesville, IN, and Jeff Beattey, founder and CEO, will remain as the president of the Trucent CentraSep Technologies division.

About Trucent

Based in Dexter, MI, Trucent is a leading provider of fluid purification technologies and services, servicing multiple markets throughout North America.  Bringing “science and service to separation” Trucent helps its customers extract valued products from mixtures such as corn oil and reclaim contaminated fluids such as industrial metalworking fluids.  The combination of expert process analytics, fluid separation expertise, technology development, and site-based customer services creates new co-product streams, lowers operating costs, and improves quality.

About AST/CentraSep

Based in Noblesville, IN, AST developed CentraSep centrifugal separators for liquid/solid separation and the purification of industrial process fluids.  The company has a strong presence in the solar panel production, glass grinding, wire drawing, paint and a variety of other industries.  CentraSep is a market leader given its simplicity in design, reliability, and overall fluid separation performance utilizing its technology with an install base in 22 countries across the globe.

Additional information about CentraSep technologies is available at www.centrasep.com.