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Welker, Inc. Announces Purchase of GDS Corp

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Acquisition of Gas Detection Systems Manufacturer Expands Welker’s Manufacturing Capabilities and Market Presence

Sugar Land, Texas – 07 June 2022 – Welker, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of GDS Corp, effective May 19, 2022. GDS Corp, founded in 2001, is a worldwide supplier of reliable fixed gas detection systems for industrial applications. Welker and GDS Corp are thrilled to build on their existing relationship to accelerate innovation in support of their complementary industries.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Welker, GDS Corp will continue to operate under its own name and out of its headquarters in League City, Texas. With Welker’s backing, GDS Corp is working to develop new gas detection products while continuing to provide rapid response to customer orders.

“GDS Corp is excited to become a member of the Welker family of companies. This gives us a unique opportunity to grow our business and expand our product development programs,” said David Schuler, Director of Engineering at GDS Corp.

Welker sees the acquisition of GDS Corp as a logical step to expand its manufacturing capabilities. Well-known in the oil and gas industry for over 65 years, Welker looks forward to being recognized as a leading manufacturing company with the knowledge, experience, and tools to develop and supply quality solutions for any industry.

“The addition of GDS Corp continues our manufacturing diversification and bridges access to some new industries for both organizations,” said Welker’s President Josh Welker. “We are happy to have GDS Corp join the team!”

About Welker

At Welker, Inc., we’ve been manufacturing ideas since 1954. A world-class manufacturer based in Sugar Land, Texas, USA, Welker is a proven leader in sampling equipment and smart odorization systems. As evidenced by its more than 90 patents and numerous “Welker Original” solutions, such as the CleanFlow™ Instrument Grade Natural Gas Conditioning Systems, Welker values innovation. That’s why the company is evolving with the energy industry by providing decarbonization solutions, like its hydrogen injection system for blending applications, and why Welker is eager to be your go-to manufacturer to bring your ideas to life. Learn more at https://welker.com/.

About GDS Corp

GDS Corp is a leader in fixed gas detection systems for personnel safety and equipment protection. Designed and manufactured in the USA, GDS Corp equipment delivers reliable gas detection technology at competitive prices, including gas sensors, flame detectors, process monitors, system controllers and a complete line of accessories and calibration supplies. Visit our website at https://www.gdscorp.com/ or email us at info@gdscorp.com for more information on reliable gas and flame detection products.

For additional information, contact Marketing Manager Katrina Catral at 281-207-2018 or katrina.catral@welker.com.

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