nexAir Acquires Welders Supply & Equipment

The acquisition expands nexAir’s Alabama footprint to further its reach into central and south Alabama, and grants new customers access to the company’s industry expertise.

Memphis, TN-based nexAir, a distributor of atmospheric and welding supplies, announced Tuesday its acquisition of the assets and operations of Alabama-based Welders Supply & Equipment, a supplier of welding and medical equipment, gases, and safety supplies. Welders has Alabama locations in Montgomery and Analusia.

Terms were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close at the end February, with Welders Supply employees joining nexAir's operations effective March 1.

“The team at Welders Supply has a long history of great customer service in central and south Alabama, and we look forward to carrying on that tradition in the years to come,” said Kevin McEniry, CEO at nexAir. “We’re anxious to welcome our new team members and enhance product offerings for customers of both companies in this area.”

The acquisition expands nexAir’s Alabama footprint to further its reach into central and south Alabama, and grants new customers access to the company’s industry expertise. In addition to its knowledge of industrial and specialty gases and welding supplies, nexAir brings expertise in automation trends and the latest welding procedures.

“We look forward to becoming part of the nexAir team and helping to ensure our customers continue to receive the products, equipment and supplies they need,” said Cad Beale, President at Welders Supply. “We are excited for our customers and employees to benefit from the experience and offerings nexAir will bring to our area.”​

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