By Rhea Healy2016-08-03T12:12:00+01:00
Holston Gases Inc. has completed the acquisition of fellow US-based business Welders Gases & Equipment, Inc, augmenting its position in the South East region of America.
It is understood that Holston Gases will continue to operate from two Tennessee Welders Supply & Equipment locations in Nashville and Gallatin. Financial details of the procurement were not disclosed.
Robert Anders, President of Holston Gases, enthused, “This is a perfect fit. The gas and supply products of Welders Supply & Equipment will compliment those of Holston Gases, allowing the customers to consolidate their purchasing with one vendor at competitive prices.”
Norma Sisemore, owner of Welders Supply & Equipment, concurred, “We are very proud to become a part of the larger Holston family. Combining our expertise with Holston’s people and resources will be great for our customers.”
Holston Gases is one of the largest suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases in the US. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Holston operates 27 locations in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and South Carolina.
In addition, Holston supplies all welding and laboratory gases, beverage grade CO2 and propane gas. The company also handles compressed cylinders, bulk facilities and liquid requirements.
In a first since becoming a member of Air Liquide’s corporation, Airgas Inc. has made its first acquisitions, procuring two US-based gas and welding distributing companies.
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