Ferguson Fire & Fabrication, the nation’s largest independent distributor of fire protection systems, announces the acquisition of Atlantic American Fire Equipment Company, in an asset transaction completed October 19, 2015.

Atlantic American Fire Equipment Company was founded in 1984 by Paul De Camara and Patrick Roche based on their vision of providing the best fire sprinkler system products and services in the market. Headquartered in Warrington, Pennsylvania, the company has grown to six strategically located warehouses serving a 13-state region from Maine to North Carolina.

“Ferguson Fire & Fab prides itself on the expertise and knowledge our associates provide our customers,” said Ferguson CEO Frank Roach. “It is clear that Atlantic American Fire Equipment Company shares our same values on customer service, and we look forward to welcoming their team to Ferguson Fire & Fabrication.”

“With Ferguson Fire & Fab, we have the resources behind us to grow our business and to provide new services to our customers,” said Paul De Camara, owner of Atlantic American Fire Equipment Company. “We are excited about the future and the opportunities ahead.”

Ferguson Fire & Fabrication, a division of Ferguson Enterprises, offers contractors a huge inventory of sprinkler heads and devices, special hazards equipment, fittings, pipe and hangers. Ferguson Fire & Fabrication supports fire protection contractors with 60 locations and 30 fabrication facilities in 29 states, and more than 700 highly trained associates. Eight of Ferguson’s 30 fabrication facilities are ISO 9001:2008 certified, making Ferguson the largest certified sprinkler fabricator in the country.