Distribution International Acquires Pipe/Tank Wrap Fabricator E.O. Wood

Gaining Fort Worth, TX-based E.O. Wood expands DI's fabrication capabilities in the southeast region with a focus on the pipe and tank wrap market.

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HOUSTON — Distribution International (DI), a distributor and fabricator in the mechanical insulation market, announced Thursday it has acquired the assets of E.O. Wood Company.

Located in Fort Worth, Texas, E.O. Wood specializes in the fabrication of Rigid Wrap pipe and tank insulation systems. Houston-based DI is a portfolio company of global private equity firm Advent International.

“In acquiring these assets, DI will be expanding its fabrication capabilities in the Southeast region with a focus on the pipe and tank wrap market. We are excited to enhance our fabrication operations to further serve our customers in this region,” said David Jacobs, mergers & acquisitions director of Distribution International.

Since December 2011, DI has acquired 20 companies or assets in the mechanical insulation market, expanding its geographic presence across the U.S. and Canada and broadening its product and service offerings.

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