Little did they know at the time that this originally balloon-focused firm would soon blow up to become something much bigger. Not long after its formation, Pentair began diversifying and venturing into a wide range of industries. The founders soon realised they had a unique selling point in water treatment and sustainable solutions.
It was clear from early on that the company was going to be a success, with Pentair crossing the $1bn annual sales milestone in 1989, just over two decades after the story began. Today, after numerous acquisitions and striking many partnership deals, Pentair is a global player, with 351 active US patents and 592 international patents – and continues to grow steadily.
When it comes to enabling sustainability, Pentair has strong growth plans.
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