Semitorr Acquires Aztech Controls Distribution

Tualatin, Oregon-based SemiTorr Group, Inc. (SemiTorr) acquires the high purity and industrial distribution businesses of Aztech Controls Corporation (Aztech)

Portland, OR – Tualatin-based distributor SemiTorr ( today announced that it has acquired the distribution businesses of Aztech (, headquartered in Chandler, AZ, which serve high purity and industrial markets throughout the southwestern United States. AzTech’s distribution businesses will be integrated into SemiTorr’s Southwest regional operations. Aztech’s manufacturing business (Aztech Systems) and Teknipure cleanroom consumables will remain as part of Aztech.

Throughout its almost 30-year history, SemiTorr has achieved significant growth through its effective customer service, best-in-class product offering, and its world-class, technical sales team. With the acquisition of Aztech’s distribution businesses, SemiTorr will become the leading specialty distributor in the Southwest, serving high purity, sanitary and industrial customers throughout the region.

Aztech is a distributor and representative of process control products that meet the stringent requirements of the semiconductor industry, mining, waste water and power plants for over 31 years. Aztech’s primary goal is to offer the correct solutions for each customer and each application.

Mike Walker will continue to serve as SemiTorr’s Vice President of Sales for the Southwest region, overseeing the integration and on-going operations of the two businesses. “We believe the combination of our complementary industries and product lines within the Southwestern U.S. and our joint focus on technical sales provides a unique platform upon which our combined distribution businesses can continue to grow and thrive.”

Pat Frazier, Aztech’s President, said, “Our strengths and Semitorr’s strengths mix perfectly. Semitorr is acquiring Aztech, but Aztech also picked Semitorr. ”

SemiTorr ( was founded in 1988. Originally serving the Pacific Northwest, SemiTorr has expanded nationally to support a wide array of markets throughout the United States. This expansion has been both organic with key suppliers and via acquisition; SemiTorr completed the acquisition of AlphaBio Distribution in July, 2013 and Walker Hi-Tech in May, 2014. As a result, SemiTorr currently has eight distribution centers in Tualatin, OR, Livermore, CA, Chandler, AZ, Lehi, UT, Albuquerque, NM, Denver, CO, Allentown, PA and Clifton Park, NY. For more information, call 503-682-7052 (Portland, OR.).

Aztech was founded in 1991. The primary goal for each division of Aztech Controls is to offer process solutions in the Southwestern/Western U.S. states of AZ, NM, TX, CO, OR, ID, UT.

Aztech (
10655 SW Manhasset Dr.
Tualatin, OR 97062
ph: 503.682.7052 fax: 503.682.7228