SPX Corporation

SPX ( NYSE: SPW ) is an American industrial group based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

SPX was founded in 1912 in Muskegon, Michigan, in the automobile industry under the name of Piston Ring Company. The name was changed in 1931 Sealed Power Corporation, and finally in 1988 in SPX. Since 1972 the company has been publicly traded.

The company was conducted in 2007 by Fortune magazine in the list of 500 largest companies in the world to place 471.

The Group is now highly diversified and divided into four divisions:

  • Flow technique ( Flow Technology )
  • Measurement (Test and Measurement)
  • Thermal Engineering and Services ( Thermal Equipment and Services )
  • Industrial products and services ( Industrial Products and Services)

In Germany SPX is among other things about the area Thermal Engineering ( SPX Cooling Technologies, formerly Balcke -Dürr and Spanner - Pollux ), and valve technology ( APV Rosista, Unna ) active.

Locations in Germany are:

  • Hainburg ( SPX Service Solutions Germany GmbH )
  • Ratingen ( Balcke -Dürr GmbH, additional locations in Beckum, turning, Stuttgart and Zeitz )

The company was with the organization SPX Service Solutions in the area of ​​workshop equipment for garages active. At SPX Service Solutions includes the brands Tecnotest, Robinair, Autoboss and OTC Europe. On January 24, 2012 it was announced that the SPX Service Solutions division was acquired by Bosch.