Valve control maker Rotork's profit rises after acquisitions

March 4 Tue Mar 4, 2014 2:27am EST

March 4 (Reuters) - Rotork Plc, which makes valve controls and actuators for oil and gas, water, power and nuclear plants, said full-year adjusted operating profit rose 8.5 percent due mainly to acquisitions.

The company also said it had agreed to buy Young Tech Co Ltd, a South Korean manufacturer and supplier of valve positioners.