Environmental Protection

Nova Analytics Corporation acquires ADS Corp. a subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc.

Nova Analytics Corporation of Woburn, Mass. announced recently the acquisition of ADS Corp., a subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc. ADS manufactures and distributes flow measurement equipment and software. Collectively, the two divisions of ADS, ADS Environmental Services and Accusonic Technologies, provide services to customers in more than 40 countries and have conducted over 5,000 flow measurement projects in their 30-year history.

ADS Environmental Services provides industry-leading innovations in acoustic Doppler technologies, analytical software, and real-time, Web-hosted reporting for the wastewater collection system industry.

Accusonic Technologies pioneered the development of multiple, parallel path transit time monitors valued for extreme accuracy in the hydroelectric and water transport industries.

Jim Barbookles, chairman and chief executive officer said, "ADS is a very exciting opportunity for Nova Analytics Corp. with its proud heritage, leadership, and technological strength in the global wastewater collection system industry. We are pleased to have ADS join the Nova family and provide a new platform for growth."

"We believe that the sale of ADS to Nova Analytics will ensure the company a unique platform from which to continue and build upon its tradition of industry leading products and services," said Michael D. Milligan, Axel Johnson Inc.'s president and chief executive officer.

This article originally appeared in the 12/01/2005 issue of Environmental Protection.

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