Acquisition expands product offerings, fire protection fabrication equipment.
International, one of the largest and most complete manufacturers of pipe
fittings, pipe hangers and piping support systems in the world, has acquired
substantially all of the assets ofNorth Alabama
Pipe Corp.(NAP), a leading provider of pipe fabrication equipment and fire
protection fabrication equipment. As a result, Anvil will be able to add this state-of-the-art
fabrication equipment to its product lines.
North Alabama Pipe
will continue to operate under its name, but will now be able to offer its
fabrication equipment to markets other than fire protection, according toDean
Taylor, vice president of sales and marketing for Anvil International.
acquisition of NAP strengthens Anvil's product offerings," saidTom
Fish, president of Anvil International. "We look forward to
providing our customers with a single-source solution for pipe joining products
and pipe fabrication equipment."
Founded in 1983, NAP
is a manufacturer of fire sprinkler fabrication equipment, including automatic
welders, plasma cut-off equipment, hole cutting equipment, make-on machines and
pipe threaders. NAP also manufactures outlets for the fire sprinkler market.