Rexnord Corporation Acquires World Dryer Corporation

Expands Finished Plumbing Product Offering Into Adjacent Commercial Hand Drying Market

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN) announced today that it acquired World Dryer Corporation. World Dryer is a leading global manufacturer of commercial electric hand dryers with the largest worldwide installed product base.

World Dryer has annual sales of approximately $20 million, and will join Rexnord’s Zurn business. The combination of World Dryer’s eco-friendly hand dryers and Zurn’s water-efficient plumbing products is expected to bring even greater value to commercial building owners in the form of lower operating costs.

About Rexnord

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rexnord is comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 8,000 employees worldwide. The Process & Motion Control platform designs, manufactures, markets and services specified, highly engineered mechanical components used within complex systems. The Water Management platform designs, procures, manufactures and markets products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.rexnordcorp.com.

Zurn, a business within Rexnord’s Water Management platform, is a recognized leader in commercial, municipal, healthcare and industrial markets. Zurn offers the largest breadth of engineered water solutions, including a wide spectrum of sustainable plumbing products. Zurn delivers total building solutions for new construction and retrofit applications that enhance building environments.

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