Airgas Makes Acquisitions in Alabama, Michigan
Airgas, Inc., Radnor, PA, has acquired Southern Welding Supply Inc., in northern Alabama, and Alpena Supply Company, Alpena, MI. The two transactions, plus two smaller transactions effective Dec. 1, 2006, bring Airgas' total number of acquisitions in fiscal 2007 to 10, with acquired sales now topping $140 million.
Southern Welding Supply, an industrial gas and welding supply distributor with four locations, reported $15 million in revenue in the 12 months ended June 30, 2006. The operations have been integrated into Airgas South, one of 13 regional companies within Airgas.
In the Michigan acquisition, Airgas Great Lakes will integrate four locations in Alpena, Gaylord, Charlevoix, and Petoskey, MI, constituting the Welding Division of ...