Process Technology Inc., a manufacturer of immersion heaters, heat exchangers, inline heaters and temperature and level controls, acquired Lufran Inc., merging the two companies.

Process Technology Inc., Mentor, Ohio, a manufacturer of immersion heaters, heat exchangers, inline heaters and temperature and level controls, acquired Lufran Inc, Streetsboro, Ohio, merging the two companies.

The acquisition consists of the entire Lufran product line of industrial heating and cooling equipment, which is marketed and sold primarily to the metal finishing, printed circuit board and semiconductor industries. Headquarters of Process Technology will remain in Mentor, and all relevant phone and fax numbers used by both companies will remain operational for the immediate future.

Process Technology and Lufran each have been in business for more than 20 years and consider one of their strengths to be a strong commitment to customer service. Expectations are to expand the product offerings to all three industries.