American Welding & Gas (AWG) has acquired A+ Distributing.

Announcing the acquisition this month, AWG said that it will join forces with A+ Distributing, headquartered in Strawberry Point, Iowa, immediately.

Locally owned and operated by Robert and Diane Maker, A+ Distributing has a strong reputation for prompt, professional service for its CO2 customers.

Commenting on the acquisition, Jason Krieger, President & CEO AWG, said, “We are pleased to welcome Bob and Diane Maker to the AWG team. And we welcome their wonderful customers throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.”

“Our combined team and resources represent an extensive CO2 network that facilitates our CO2 growth plans.”

Bob Maker, President of A+ Distributing, added, “After 20 years in the CO2 business, we are pleased to be joining the team of American Welding & Gas.”

“Together with AWG and our valued customers, this acquisition will broaden the business platform to continue to deliver high-quality product and service to our customers.”

“We are excited about the new adventure with AWG and our continued loyal customers.”