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Core & Main completes acquisitions

News | August 9, 2023 | By:

Core & Main Inc., a leader in advancing reliable infrastructure with local service, nationwide, has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Foster Supply Inc. and R.P. Foster Inc., collectively, Foster Supply. Foster Supply is a full-service provider of precast concrete structures, pipe, drainage materials and related geosynthetics products operating out of seven locations in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Founded in 1981, Foster Supply is a superior resource for innovative engineered construction site solutions. It is a leading producer, installer and distributor of specialty precast concrete products, storm drains and other erosion control solutions operating out of seven locations, two in Kentucky, one in Tennessee and four in West Virginia.

“Foster Supply is a long-established partner of choice for contractors and municipalities seeking innovative solutions to unique work site challenges,” said Steve LeClair, CEO of Core & Main. “Bringing the Foster Supply team into Core & Main will allow us to combine our collective expertise and differentiated product and service offerings to better meet the needs of our waterworks and geosynthetics customers.”

“Foster Supply’s impressive history and commitment to delivering quality products and unmatched service is a strong complement to our existing geosynthetics product offering,” added Brad Cowles, president of Core & Main. “It will be a pleasure to welcome them into the Core & Main family.”

Core & Main has also completed its acquisition of J.W. D’Angelo Co., Inc., a full-service provider of fire protection and waterworks products with three locations in La Habra, Beaumont and Lakeside, Calif. Since 1987, Dangelo Co. has provided contractors across Southern California with an extensive array of waterworks and fire protection products, including pipe, valves, fittings, post indicator valves, storm drain and sewer materials, and other related products.

“Dangelo Co. is regarded as an industry-leading provider of fire protection and waterworks products throughout Southern California,” LeClair said. “Their addition to Core & Main will strengthen our presence in the region and enhance the level of service we can provide to our combined customers.”

“We are excited to welcome the Dangelo Co. associates into the Core & Main family,” Cowles added. “The breadth of knowledge, dedication to outstanding customer service, and complementary product and service offering gained with this strategic acquisition will greatly bolster our presence and service capabilities in Southern California.”

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