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Ellicott Acquires Rohr

Ellicott Dredge Enterprises LLC has acquired certain assets of Rohr Corporation (USA), including its current backlog and all associated intellectual property, together with the shares of Rohr Bagger GmbH of Mannheim Germany. Through a newly-formed subsidiary, Rohr International Dredge Co., LLC, Rohr will operate as an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Ellicott.

The announcement was made from the Rohr exhibit at the CONEXPO-ConAgg show in Las Vegas on March 22.

Rohr manufactures clamshell dredging systems for the sand and gravel industry.

Jochen Rohr will join the new company as president, and focus on expanding the company's technology.

"We are pleased to combine forces with Ellicott, which will improve our ability to serve customers across a larger geographical footprint," said Rohr. "Being part of the Ellicott famly will not only provide more dredging options for our customers, but will allow both companies to share their engineering expertise to the benefit of all our customers," he said.

Rohr Bagger GmbH will continue to concentrate on the European sector.

Rohr Dredge North America operations will headquarter at the Ellicott facility in New Richmond, Wisconsin, but Rohr will continue to have a presence in the greater Cincinnati area, with the same phone number: 513-202-0800, where the operation will continue without change, Jochen Rohr told IDR from his display at CONEXPO.

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