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Austin Hardware Acquires Fastener Distributor
June 5, 2007
Austin Hardware and Supply, Inc. has acquired JPC Specialties, a supplier of standard and specialty fasteners in Philadelphia, PA. The acquired firm will continue operations from its Philadelphia location under the name JPC Fasteners, an Austin Hardware Company.   ; Mark Dudenhoeffer, president of Austin Hardware, said the acquisition broadens Austin's product line; before the acquisition, the distributor was supplying fasteners on a limited basis. JPC makes us a complete fastener resource," he said. Austin also plans to ramp up its vendor-managed bin-stocking programs with this acquisition.   ; Austin Hardware is a supplier of specialty industrial and vehicular hardware. Primary industries served include truck body, trailer, specialty and recreational vehicle OEM and repair centers; fire truck, ambulance, rescue and emergency vehicle OEM and repair centers; OEM metal fabricators; and the marine industry. The company has full stocking locations in California, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.