Ferguson agrees to acquire Chicago based distributor Columbia Pipe & Supply

Ferguson plc today announces that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Columbia Pipe & Supply Co. (Columbia Pipe). Columbia Pipe is an independent distributor headquartered in Chicago, Illinois specializing in PVF, commercial mechanical, commercial plumbing, industrial, valve automation, engineered products and hydronics. The business was founded in 1935 and employs approximately 375 associates, with 16 locations across Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Indiana.

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