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Headquarters: Schiller Park, IL
2012 Revenues: $1 billion
2012 Acquisitions: HD Supply's IPVF Business
Key Executives: Richard Lundgren, CEO; Craig Bouchard, chairman of the board
Shale-Inland Holdings was formed after Shale-Inland, a metals service center, purchased HD Supply’s industrial PVF business in 2012. The company was founded by Craig Bouchard, who also founded and later sold steel distribution business Esmark. Business and financial publication Bloomberg estimated the transaction value at about $500 million. Before purchasing HD Supply’s division, Shale-Inland only had eight locations, despite its national presence. With the purchase, the company added 39 locations in 17 states.
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