Guardian Manufacturing Acquires Vapex Environmental Technologies

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Guardian Manufacturing expands its ozone offerings via the acquisition of Vapex Environmental Technologies.

Guardian Manufacturing, a technology portfolio company focused on advanced automation and process technologies, has acquired Vapex Environmental Technologies. The acquisition further expands Guardian’s portfolio of advanced ozone process technology companies, which include Guardian Ozone and Pinnacle Ozone Solutions, which are focused on industrial and municipal market segments, respectively.

Founded in 2002, Vapex has developed and commercialized a proprietary method of treating odors, fats, oils and grease primarily in municipal wastewater applications.  Over the past 14 years, Vapex has successfully proven its technology and built a significant presence in the market. The Vapex acquisition expands Guardian’s ozone technology offerings and further strengthens the company’s market-leading position as a supplier of integrated ozone process systems. 

Chuck Smith, President & CEO of Guardian Manufacturing stated, “Vapex is a respected brand with a loyal customer base in the United States. Adding the Vapex technology to the Guardian family further strengthens our portfolio of advanced ozone generation, delivery, and process control portfolio companies. The Vapex line of systems perfectly complements Guardian’s municipal offerings which are provided through Pinnacle Ozone Solutions.” Mr. Smith went on to add, “Our goals moving forward are to strengthen Vapex technology in municipal wastewater and expand into a broad range of industrial markets and applications that are served by Guardian Ozone.” Both companies are excited about the synergistic possibilities the acquisition holds.
ABOUT Guardian Manufacturing – Founded in 1992, Guardian Manufacturing is a diversified technology portfolio company focused on delivering advanced process automation technologies for a broad range of industries. Central to Guardian’s portfolio companies is a focus on industrial automation, ozone generation and process controls which are offered through Guardian Manufacturing, Guardian Ozone, Pinnacle Ozone Solutions, and now Vapex Environmental Technologies. Together, the family of companies provide comprehensive ozone solutions for both municipal and industrial applications such as drinking and wastewater treatment, aquatic & zoological life support, food & beverage, agriculture, laundry, and textile processing. All of Guardian’s technology companies share a focus on advanced automation, industry-leading efficacy, energy efficiency, cost-effectiveness.  Please visit for to learn more.   Parties interested in obtaining further information or receiving news releases from Guardian Manufacturing may e-mail a request to support(at) or visit our website at

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