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Core & Main, the U.S. distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, has acquired St. Louis Fabrication & Supply, a provider of fire protection product fabrication and distribution in the St. Louis area and surrounding markets. This acquisition marks the second by Core & Man since becoming an independent company in August of 2017. The custom fabrication business will operate as a key part of Core & main’s Fire Protection business. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“The acquisition of St. Louis Fabrication & Supply extends Core & Main’s custom fabrication capabilities to a new region, which means our Midwest customers now can count on us for customized products that meet strict quality standards in the commercial and residential construction markets,” said Brad Cowles, president of Core & Main Fire Protection. “We’re excited to bring Rick Jamison and his organization onboard. Rick has developed a strong team that insists on 100 percent quality in every product they touch.”
Steve LeClair, Chief Executive Officer of Core & Main, said, “This acquisition is another important step for our overall growth strategy and reinforces our ability to offer local expertise, nationwide.”