WASHINGTON, PA — Fairmont Supply, a provider of industrial maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies, announced that Detroit-headquartered Amerisource Industrial Supply has joined the Fairmont Supply family of companies. The addition of Amerisource expands Fairmont Supply's market reach, gives both companies access to a wider customer base, and expands the product portfolio.
Paul Fichiera, CEO of Fairmont Supply, says, "We are extremely excited to welcome Amerisource and its team of experienced industry experts into our family of companies. Over the years, the Amerisource team has done an outstanding job of earning the trust and confidence of their many customers and supplier partners. The addition of Amerisource allows us to expand and diversify our product mix and we expect our customers to benefit from an expanded geographic footprint that now includes Detroit, Chicago, Toledo, Memphis, Nashville and Central Wisconsin." Fichiera continues, "Throughout the process, we uncovered a strong cultural alignment between our two teams, and we look forward to working together to create a world-class culture for our employees."
Rob Szafraniec, currently the COO of Amerisource, will stay with the company and move into the role of Vice President and General Manager of the Amerisource business unit. Szafraniec says, "We are proud to join the Fairmont Supply family of companies. Our combined resources and expertise in industrial distribution will drive exceptional value to our customers. This combined with our collective product and services portfolio, extended footprint, and passion for excellence puts us on a fast-track for growth and continued success for our employees."