Ronkonkoma, NY, June 3, 2016 — Valero Capital Partners announces the acquisition of Vacuum Instrument Corporation, a leading provider of tracer gas and air leak detection products, systems and service. This acquisition is in concert with the President, Fritz Ewing and Executive Vice President, John Schreiner announcing their retirements following their remarkable 40 plus year careers building the company.
Fritz Ewing, retiring President said, “From the beginning VIC has been a pioneer in providing state of the art leak detection systems for diverse applications and industries, including Automotive, HVAC, Medical, Research and others. Our systems have ensured the safety and performance of countless products that we use in our daily lives from the cars we drive to the air conditioners in our houses, the satellites we launch into space to the pacemakers we insert in our bodies. The ever-increasing worldwide competition for high quality and safe products combined with the new leadership of the company will ensure its growth and continuing success. I couldn’t be more optimistic for the future of the company.”
They leave behind a legacy of technology and product innovation, operations and quality excellence as well as superlative customer relationships.
“I am pleased to be able to pass Vacuum Instrument to new leadership that is knowledgeable in the industry and dedicated to moving the company to new levels. I know our many long time employees will prosper with the new ownership,” added John Schreiner, retiring Executive Vice President.
The company, now named Vacuum Instruments Corporation, LLC will continue to manufacture high quality products and service its customers as it has done historically, building on the strong foundation laid by Mr. Ewing and Mr. Schreiner.
Jim Pelusi, Chairman of VIC, LLC remarked, “We look forward to growing upon the legacy that Fritz, John and the management team have built over the past years. We inherit a strong foundation of leak detection know-how, a deep understanding of customer applications and strong customer relationships. These attributes provide a wonderful platform to add new and innovative offerings to improve our customers’ operations.”
Vacuum Instruments Corporation, LLC provides a wide variety of leak detection solutions from standard products to custom designed systems, offering a wide array of flexible configurations to suit its customers’ demanding needs, serving a variety of industries such as Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, and Semiconductor Manufacturing.
“The ownership, management and employees of Vacuum Instrument have built an industry leader over the years that offers market diff erentiated products and unparalleled customer service. I am excited about joining the team and working in concert with our customers, suppliers, partners and employees to continue to deliver superior value to the market,” commented Jeff Plante, CEO.
For further information about Vacuum Instruments Corporation, LLC please visit our website at: http://www.vicleakdetection.com