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Southwire to Acquire Centrilift's Centerline Division

(Carrollton, Georgia – Augsut 4, 2008) –Southwire Company announced today that it has acquired the assets related to Centrilift’s water pump business including the use of the Centriline®  brand name.

Centrilift, a division of Baker Hughes Incorporated, designs and manufactures electrical cables for the petroleum industry and industrial mining and water applications.  Baker Hughes provides reservoir consulting, drilling, formation evaluation, completion and production products and services to the worldwide oil and gas industry.

“This acquisition is strategic to Southwire’s overall growth and continued development of a diverse range of products and markets,” said Stu Thorn, Southwire’s President and CEO. 

“We are looking forward to extending our product offering and participating in this niche market,” said Norman Adkins, President of Southwire’s OEM Division. “It is very exciting to develop new markets to support Southwire’s product diversity goals.”