CHESTERTOWN, MD – Dixon, Chestertown, MD, a manufacturer and supplier of hose fittings and accessories, has acquired Eagle America Inc., Warwick, RI, a manufacturer of gate and globe bellows seal valves.

The company’s products, which are sold under the Eagle America brand name, are used in applications where environmental control and safety are critical – particularly in the petroleum refining, chemical processing, nuclear power generation, solar energy, and pulp and paper segments. The products are designed to control hazardous media such as chlorine gas, regulated fluids, purity gases, cryogenics, heat transfer fluids and steam.

Eagle America will become a division of Dixon. Its manufacturing facilities, administrative offices and employees will remain in Rhode Island.  Raymond F. Grandchamp Jr., the company’s President at the time of the acquisition, will become part of the new management team.