France-based Saint-Gobain SA has acquired Manassas, Va.-based filter and membrane specialist ZenPure Corp.
ZenPure designs and manufactures filters and membrane devices of any size, adapter type, fitting type and configuration, using materials including polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinylidene fluoride, polyethersulfone, polytetrafluoroethylene, nylon and cellulose.
The products are manufactured by its Chinese subsidiary, ZenPure (Hangzhou) Co. Ltd. Founded in 2002, ZenPure primarily serves the health care and life-sciences industries. ZenPure products are marketed and sold across the globe.
The acquisition increases the range of fluid systems made by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., which is based in Aurora, Ohio.
Paris-based Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes building and high-performance materials. Its 2014 sales were 41 billion euros (about $46.3 billion).
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has more than 5,700 employees in 18 countries.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.