Xylem  Analytics portfolio expanded with Tideland acquisition    


Tideland  specializes in analytics solutions in the coastal and ocean management sectors




Beverly,  MA – (February 4, 2016) – Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water  technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water  issues, has acquired Tideland Signal Corporation, a privately owned company  specializing in analytics solutions in the coastal and ocean management  sectors. News of the acquisition was shared in the Company’s 4th quarter  earnings announcement.  

Headquartered  in Houston, Texas, with key locations in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom,  and Singapore, Tideland is a leading producer of analytics solutions in the  coastal and ocean management sectors, sold under the Tideland and IMT brands.  With navigation and analytical products and services used by ports and harbors,  marine authorities, offshore oil and gas and wind power installations, Tideland  generated revenue of approximately $48 million in 2015.  


“The  Tideland acquisition demonstrates Xylem’s commitment to acquire attractive  businesses that complement our global portfolio, and enable us to provide  solutions to the tough water challenges our customers face every day,” said  Colin Sabol, Xylem’s Senior Vice President and President of Analytics and  Treatment. “Tideland’s products, services, and long-standing customer  relationships will extend our reach within the ocean and coastal market, and  provide us scale in the environmental monitoring systems business. We’re proud  to have the Tideland team join ocean and coastal experts from Xylem  representing brands like HYPACK, SonTek, Aanderaa and YSI.”  


About  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