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Ferguson Waterworks expands footprint in Hawaii’s water and sewer supply business
Newport News, VA – Ferguson announces the acquisition of Fluid Systems Hawaii, Inc. in an asset transaction completed February 11, 2013. The company operates from a single location near Honolulu and distributes underground water supply and wastewater drainage products to Oahu, Maui and other Hawaiian islands.
“The company was a good fit for our waterworks business since they already have experienced industry personnel and an established location,” said Ferguson CEO Frank Roach. “We look forward to growing our existing waterworks operations together in the local market.”
“We are excited to join the Ferguson family, said Fluid Systems Hawaii Branch Manager Calvin Okinaka. “Our customers will ultimately benefit from the new relationship by being able to tap into Ferguson’s expanded product offering and vast distribution network.”
Celebrating its 60th year in business in 2013, Ferguson is the second largest company within the waterworks industry. They have 194 waterworks locations and 1,600 technically trained associates that cater to the specific needs of utility contractors, municipalities, and plant and sitework contractors.
Ferguson Celebrating its 60th year in business in 2013, Ferguson (www.ferguson.com) is the largest wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and pipe, valves and fittings in the U.S. The company is also a major distributor of HVAC/R equipment, waterworks and industrial products and services. Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Newport News, Va., Ferguson has sales of $8.8 billion and approximately 17,500 associates in almost 1,300 locations. Ferguson and its subsidiaries serve customers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean. Ferguson is part of Wolseley plc (www.wolseley.com), which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: WOS) and on the FTSE 100 index of listed companies.