Controlled Environment Systems acquires Western Environmental

CES has acquired Western Environmental Corporation, which designs, engineers, installs and certifies cleanrooms, coordinate measuring machine (CMM) enclosures, metrology labs, and environmental chambers

Controlled Environment Systems (CES), a specialist in thermal construction and design, such as cold storage facilities and pharmaceutical/biotech cleanrooms, has announced its acquisition of Western Environmental Corporation (WEC).

WEC designs, engineers, installs and certifies cleanrooms, coordinate measuring machine (CMM) enclosures, metrology labs, and environmental chambers that support various mission-critical applications.

"The acquisition of WEC provides CES with access to new markets, geographies and customers, as well as unique engineering and certification capabilities," said Don Roussinos, President and CEO of CES. "WEC complements our organic and inorganic diversification and growth strategy. WEC's high quality, turnkey lab design, installation and certification expertise bolsters CES as a leading platform within the controlled environment market."

Jim Sibcy and Scott Flick, founders of WEC, stated: "We are excited about the scale and resources CES can bring to meet WEC's customer performance expectations and the increasing demand we're seeing from new customers. WEC is looking forward to moving on to the next stage of growth through the CES partnership."

When asked what the result of this acquisition would be on WEC, Roussinos said: "The WEC team is one of the key elements that attracted us to the business. Our plan is to provide additional resources to accelerate growth and better serve our customers. This partnership offers tremendous opportunities for employees, customers and suppliers."

WEC will remain at its current location in Franklin, Ohio.

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