Pipe & Valve Distributor Shale-Inland Acquires Major Sourcing

The addition provides Shale-Inland advanced capabilities in power generation, gaining Major Sourcing's relationships with more than 200 power generation-focused manufacturers.

HOUSTON, TX — Shale-Inland Holdings has announced the acquisition of Major Sourcing LLC (Major Inc) in a transaction completed on July 27. Major, Inc. operates as a valve automation integrator and distributor, primarily focused on the power industry.

Major will continue to operate under its trade name, Major Inc. and will be a part of Shale-Inland’s Valves & Automation (V&A) platform. Shale-Inland is a specialty industrial supplier of pipe, valves, fittings and related products and provider of technical solutions to the energy and industrial sectors. Shale-Inland operates 42 facilities worldwide.

Major, Inc., headquartered in New Jersey, was founded in 1976 and has relationships with over 200 power generation-focused manufacturers, giving them the ability to provide consistent and reliable services to its customers. Dave Kuhn, President of Major, will continue to lead the Major business.

“Major Inc. provides Shale-Inland advanced capabilities in power generation with an exceptional management team led by Dave Kuhn. With Major’s geographic footprint and valve expertise, we can grow the business in power generation and leverage our collective expertise in other end markets, including petrochemical and refining in the Northeast,” said Frank Riddick, Chief Executive Officer of Shale-Inland. He continued, “Major advances our on-going acquisition efforts as we seek out strategic assets to improve our core capabilities in our end markets.”

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