King of Prussia, PA (June 17, 2014) – Quench USA, the largest independent provider of filtered water coolers and ice dispensers in North America, announced that it has acquired Atlas Watersystems, Inc. Founded in 1987 and based outside of Boston, Massachusetts, Atlas is the largest provider of commercial, food service and residential drinking water systems and related services in New England. Additionally, Atlas is a leader in the design, installation, and maintenance of high purity industrial water systems, such as those used by biotech and pharmaceutical companies.
“We are excited to welcome the Atlas team and their customers to Quench,” said Quench Chief Executive Officer Tony Ibarguen. “Atlas brings us a market-leading presence in New England, unique experience in the food service and residential markets, and deep expertise with advanced purification technologies, all of which are growth opportunities for Quench nationally.”
Quench Chairman Douglas Brown added, “The acquisition of Atlas is part of Quench’s strategy to grow both organically and through strategic acquisitions. Together with the recent acquisition of Macke Water Systems, Quench now provides world-class service to over 50,000 customers nationwide.”
“Atlas is thrilled to become part of Quench,” said Simon P. O’Leary, Founder and CEO of Atlas, who joins the Quench management team. “This provides us a national platform for the benefit of our many customers with operations across North America, along with tremendous growth opportunities for our employees.”
Quench is a leader water technology company that provides businesses with high-quality filtered water and other products enabled by it, such as ice, coffee, and tea. Quench systems are rented to its customers, and purify tap water using state-of-the-art technology, eliminating the need for environmentally-wasteful and expensive water delivery. Headquartered outside of Philadelphia, Quench serves over 50,000 businesses across North America, including more than a third of the Fortune 500.