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Stuart C. Irby Acquires Companies in North Central


Jackson, MS-based Stuart C. Irby Co., a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, has acquired Burmeister Electric Company, Minneapolis, MN, and High Voltage Testing Laboratories, Fargo, ND.


Burmeister was established in 1919 to serve utility companies in the Upper Midwest.


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Burmeister is a full-line stocking distributor and manufacturers' agent offering products to the electric utilities for transmission and distribution requirements.=


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HVTL is a fully certified testing laboratory offering high voltage testing services and sales of PPE (personal protective equipment) safety products, used by electric utility lineman and field service personnel in the contractor and industrial markets.


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Burmeister will continue to ...

Jackson, MS-based Stuart C. Irby Co., a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, has acquired Burmeister Electric Company, Minneapolis, MN, and High Voltage Testing Laboratories, Fargo, ND.


Burmeister was established in 1919 to serve utility companies in the Upper Midwest.


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Burmeister is a full-line stocking distributor and manufacturers’ agent offering products to the electric utilities for transmission and distribution requirements.=


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HVTL is a fully certified testing laboratory offering high voltage testing services and sales of PPE (personal protective equipment) safety products, used by electric utility lineman and field service personnel in the contractor and industrial markets.


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Burmeister will continue to operate under the Burmeister name as a division of Irby. HVTL will transition to the name Irby High Voltage Testing Laboratories to take advantage of name recognition in industrial and contractor markets.


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Under the terms of the agreement, Irby will acquire all four of the Burmeister/HVTL locations; two in Minnesota, one in Iowa, and one in North Dakota.


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Irby operates 54 branches in 16 states and is one of the largest regional distributors in the U.S. Sonepar is a privately owned company with headquarters in Paris, France. With operations in 29 countries across four continents, the group’s 25,000 employees and 1,330 branches will generate 2006 sales exceeding $12 billion.

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