King Of Prussia, PA (March 26, 2012) Quench, the largest independent provider of filtered water coolers and ice dispensers in North America, announced today that it has acquired Aqua Perfect, an Arizona-based point-of-use water cooler company. Aqua Perfect is one of the largest providers of commercial drinking water systems in the western United States, with major operations in the Los Angeles and Phoenix markets. Aqua Perfect is also a leader in the use of reverse osmosis filtration technology.
“The acquisition of Aqua Perfect enables us to enlarge our sales and service footprint in several strategic metropolitan areas,” said Quench Chief Executive Officer Anthony Ibarguen. “Growing our customer base and providing best-in-class service nationwide is at the core of Quench’s strategy.”
Mike Thomas, co-owner of Aqua Perfect, who joins the Quench management team, added, “We are thrilled to become a part of the Quench family. Quench’s product breadth and national service platform were key factors in our decision and will add tremendous value to our entire customer base.”
Headquartered outside Philadelphia, Quench USA, Inc. is a clean-technology company that rents and services filtered water coolers (also known as point-of-use or “bottle-less” water coolers) and ice dispensers for businesses across North America. Quench systems purify tap water using state-of-the-art technology, providing a more cost-effective and environmentally-responsible solution than delivery of water in 5-gallon plastic jugs. Quench is the largest independent filtered water cooler company in North America, serving more than 25,000 customers, including one-third of the Fortune 500.