NORCROSS, GA--(Marketwired - Aug 14, 2014) - DEUTZ Corporation is proud to announce an agreement whereby Clarke Fire Protection Products Inc. has acquired the intellectual property related to its DFP range of diesel fire pump drivers.

Clarke is the market leader in this segment with an organization that is dedicated to the global sales and service support in this highly specialized industry. "Their organization and global footprint offer us significant growth opportunities while allowing us to focus our resources on other activities," said Steve Corley, President & CEO of DEUTZ Corporation.

Dane Petrie, President of Clarke Fire Protection Products Inc., commented that, "The DEUTZ engines are a great addition to our portfolio, and we are very pleased that we can offer our customers a wider choice in fire pump diesel engine solutions."

As part of the transfer of intellectual property, DEUTZ Corporation and Clarke have entered into an engine supply agreement. "We look forward to developing our partnership with Clarke, who has the best capabilities and resources in this industry," added Steve Corley.

DEUTZ Corporation is a sales, service, genuine parts and application engineering center for the Americas, supporting the DEUTZ product range of 30 - 700 hp diesel and natural gas engines. Located northeast of Atlanta, Ga., in Norcross, DEUTZ employs over 125 people covering all aspects of marketing and support. They also have the DEUTZ XChange production facility located in Pendergrass, Ga.

Contact Information:

For further information on this DEUTZ press release, please contact:

Marketing Communications
Max Thomason
Tel.: 770-564-7221

Vice-President Sales and Marketing
David Combs
Tel.: 770-564-7234

DEUTZ Corporation
3883 Steve Reynolds Blvd.
Norcross, GA 30093
Tel: (770) 564-7100