AWISCO has acquired Nyrock Machine & Tool Corp in a deal that combines two New York-based companies.

Under the deal, Nyrock Machine will now operate as a division of AWISCO, offering an enhanced variety of industrial gases and supplies, as well as a complete line of metal fabricating tooling and equipment.

AWISCO is a leading supplier of industrial gases, welding, safety and industrial supplies in the New York tri-state area. Founded in 1981, Nyrock is a metal fabricating and tooling equipment distributor.

Nyrock customers will have access to all seven AWISCO stores located in the region.

The transaction, of which details were not disclosed, became effective as of 1st July 2017.

A statement said that AWISCO will “continue to support the Nyrock business and will be instrumental in making the transition easy and seamless.”