Howden acquires Advanced Combustion Inc. and Advanced Fan Systems

As part of Howden's strategy to become the world’s leading provider of mine ventilation solutions, we are pleased to announce the acquisition of Advanced Combustion Inc. and Advanced Fan Systems. Providing industry-leading heat processing equipment, Advanced Combustion Inc. heaters are widely used among the North American mine community. Howden will now offer a full suite of solutions for mine ventilation, from modelling and design software to full turnkey projects including main and auxiliary fans, instrumentation, automation and Ventilation on Demand and now heaters.

The new home of ACI-CANEFCO solutions Heat Processing Equipment

Grady Catoe, Director of New Build - Mining, Howden said, "This acquisition is part of our mission to better serve our customers by providing the complete suite of solutions for any type of mine need. The Advanced Combustion Inc. heat process equipment has earned a strong reputation in the market place and we are excited to integrate their heat processing products into our Total Mine Ventilation Solutions."

As a valued customer, our commitment to you is that we will strive to deliver the highest quality mine solutions, and we will continue to invest in Advanced Combustion Inc., Advanced Fan Systems and all our other Howden products, services, and technologies.

Upon new ownership, we want to assure you that there will be no immediate change to how you interact with Advanced Combustion Inc. or Advanced Fan Systems for both your current and future projects.

We appreciate our relationship and look forward to continuing our successful collaboration with you in the future.