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Echelon Acquires Berg-Nelson Company

HCI Equity Partners-backed Echelon Supply and Service says it acquired Berg-Nelson Company, Inc. in late March.
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Echelon Supply and Service — backed by HCI Equity Partners —acquired Berg-Nelson Company at the end of March, the company announced.

Financial terms were not disclosed. Echelon was formerly known as JGB Enterprises, Inc.

Echelon offers supply chain management and logistics services for distributors of industrial hose, fluid power products and hose assembly solutions in markets including the U.S. Department of Defense, oil and gas, food and beverage, retail, construction and industrial OEMs.

Berg-Nelson is Echelon’s third add-on acquisition since HCI’s platform investment.

Long Beach, California-based Berg-Nelson is a supplier of hose, gaskets and industrial products in Southern California.

“Berg-Nelson is a long-standing market leader in California, and we welcome the highly experienced team at the Company,” said Kevin Kilkelly, president of Echelon Supply and Service. “We believe it represents a compelling opportunity for ESS to gain a strong presence on the West coast to provide our customers with an even larger product portfolio.”

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