New York Blower Co., Willowbrook, Ill., a manufacturer of centrifugal and axial fans and blowers, acquired TLT-Babcock of Akron, Ohio, from Babcock Borsig Power AG, Oberhausen, Germany.

TLT-Babcock makes axial and centrifugal fans, dampers and ash-handling systems, which will bring additional product scope and global reach that is complementary to New York Blower's existing strengths, according to Paul Novotny, president of New York Blower.