The Eads Co., Houston, TX, has acquired Control Equipment Company, an Atlanta-based distributor of engineered products primarily serving the petrochemical and other process industries.
Eads is a Houston-based provider of engineered flow control, instrumentation, filtration and related products and services to process-type businesses, such as refining, petrochemical, oil and gas production and other industries utilizing highly specialized equipment.
CEC specializes in instrumentation, valves, heat tracing and automation solutions. Eads president Steve Albert said the acquisition diversifies Eads's customer base and adds product lines.
Eads is a portfolio company of The CapStreet Group LLC, a Houston-based private equity firm that invests in growing middle market companies in Texas and other Sunbelt states.