Purvis Industries Acquires Foresight Automation

The acquisition expands the company's electrical control systems integration capabilities.

Purvis Industries announces that, effective March 29, 2019, it has acquired substantially all the assets, brand rights, websites, and intellectual property of Foresight Automation, based in Fort Worth, Texas.

Foresight Automation is a strong independent systems integrator that has been in operation since 2000 and provides industrial control systems for discrete manufacturing through PLC and HMI designs, as well as for process automation, motion control, and SCADA. They also offer a UL508A panel shop, on-site commissioning, custom machine building, robotic integrations, and field service.

“We are excited to welcome Foresight Automation to the Purvis Industries family,” says Cameron Barker, vice president of corporate operations for Purvis Industries. “Foresight is a respected system integrator of industrial control systems and brings to Purvis a capability which previously we had to outsource. We look forward to providing complete electrical and automation solutions to go along with our mechanical and bulk material handling capabilities.”

“It’s an awesome opportunity to join Purvis Industries," says Jarrett Miller, president of Foresight Automation. "Their sales force and geographic footprint will give us an opportunity to serve many more customers throughout the United States. With all the solutions that Purvis provides, adding electrical controls and automation is a natural fit and we are eager to see where the combined companies can go.”

Purvis Industries is based in Dallas, Texas and is one of the largest independent bearing and power transmission distributors in the United States, with 92 locations covering 16 states. Started in 1945, they have implemented an independent distribution model that has created year over year growth and a loyal following of customers. Purvis Industries serves its customers with local inventory and extraordinary technical expertise as well as an unwavering dedication to ensuring the continued success of our customers.

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