Core & Main Inc. – a St. Louis-based distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products – announced Sept. 20 it has entered an agreement to acquire Distributors Inc. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Core & Main ranked as the No. 1 Industrial PVF Distributor and No. 10 Industrial Distributor in Modern Distribution Management‘s 2022 Top Distributors list.
Founded in 2018, Distributors Inc. is a distributor of fire protection products and fabrication services. Its facility is in Honolulu, Hawaii.
“Distributors, Inc. is a trusted player in fire protection with a stellar reputation,” Core & Main president Brad Cowles said. “Their partnership approach to working with customers makes them a good fit for us. I look forward to working with them and continuing our growth together.”
“Our team is successful because of our service, quality products and extensive expertise,” Distributors Inc. president Tyler Nekoba added. “Core & Main takes a like-minded approach. Their dedication to integrity, community and family-oriented culture aligns well with ours. We are excited to join the Core & Main family.”
It’s been a busy year for Core & Main, as Distributors Inc. represents the company’s sixth acquisition of 2022. In August, Core & Main completed its acquisition of Inland Waterworks Supply Co. while also entering an agreement to acquire the waterworks division of Trumbull Industries.