Xylem  Analytics portfolio expanded with HYPACK acquisition  

HYPACK  specializes in hydrographic survey software used in ocean, coastal and surface  water applications  

Rye  Brook, NY — November 10th, 2015  




Xylem  Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to  solving the world's most challenging water issues, has acquired HYPACK, Inc. a  privately-owned company specializing in hydrographic survey software used in  ocean, coastal and surface water applications, for approximately $18 million.  News of acquisition was shared in the Company's third quarter earnings  announcement. Other terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  

Located  in Middletown, Connecticut, HYPACK is a leading provider of hydrographic survey  data acquisition, processing, and visualization software. Used by government  agencies, universities, and consultants, HYPACK products measure and map  features in bodies of water in connection with maritime navigation, marine  construction, dredging, offshore oil exploration, pipeline surveys, habitat  assessments and search & recovery efforts. HYPACK expects to generate  revenue of approximately $8.5 million in 2015.  

"The  addition of HYPACK's premium products and application expertise supports our  strategy to acquire attractive businesses that complement our global analytics  portfolio, and our continued commitment to provide the best solutions to the  tough challenges our customers face every day across the water industry," said  Colin Sabol, Xylem's Senior Vice President and President of Analytics and  Treatment. "HYPACK's bathymetric products and services, partnered with  long-standing customer relationships will further expand our ocean and coastal  capabilities. HYPACK will stand proudly next to the ocean and coastal experts  from Xylem brands like SonTek, Aanderaa and YSI."  

Xylem  Analytics

Xylem's  analytics businesses are leading manufacturers of premium field, portable,  laboratory and online analytical instruments used in water and wastewater,  environmental, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and life science applications.  The company's meters, sensors, analyzers and related consumables are used every  day by thousands of end-users worldwide to analyze and control quality in  countless applications where precise measurement is required. Xylem Analytics  started with the core brands of WTW, SI Analytics, Aanderaa Data Instruments,  Global Water Instrumentation, ebro and Bellingham + Stanley, and has grown  through a series of successful acquisitions including OI Analytical, YSI, MJK  Automation, and most recently HYPACK.www.xylemanalytics.com


About  Xylem

Xylem  (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to  transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential  and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The  company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of  market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications  expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world's most  challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook,  New York, with 2014 revenues of $3.9 billion and approximately 12,500 employees  worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last  four years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide  and the Company has satisfied the requirements to be a constituent of the  FTSE4Good Index Series each year since 2013.  

The  name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports  water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric  business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which  occurs in nature. For more information please visit us at www.xyleminc.com.