Zekelman Industries completes acquisition of Western Tube & Conduit Corporation

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2017 /CNW/ -- Zekelman Industries announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Western Tube & Conduit Corporation.

Through this acquisition, Zekelman Industries will expand its presence across the western half of the United States and Canada in the electrical, fence and mechanical tube markets.

"We are very excited to welcome Western Tube & Conduit Corporation to the Zekelman Industries family. Western shares our passion for operational excellence and our high-quality, customer-centric focus," said Barry Zekelman, executive chairman and chief executive officer of Zekelman Industries. 

Western Tube & Conduit Corporation will continue to operate under its individual brand and identity. "Western Tube is an excellent fit for our company," said Jim Hays, president of the electrical, fence and mechanical product divisions of Zekelman Industries. "The acquisition complements our long-term strategies of continued growth in the tubular product market."

For more information about Zekelman Industries, please visit zekelman.com

About Zekelman Industries

Zekelman Industries includes the operating divisions of Atlas Tube, Picoma, Energex Tube, Sharon Tube, Wheatland Tube, Z Modular and Western Tube & Conduit Corporation. It is the largest independent manufacturer of hollow structural sections (HSS) and steel pipe, and the top producer of electrical conduit and elbows, couplings and nipples in North America. Zekelman Industries delivers a broad range of industrial solutions that build its customers' success.

For more information, contact Zekelman Industries at 312.275.1600 or info@zekelman.com. Or, visit zekelman.com

About Western Tube & Conduit Corporation

Based in Long Beach, CA, Western Tube & Conduit Corporation is a leading producer of electrical, fence and mechanical tubing for the western half of the United States.


SOURCE Zekelman Industries

For further information: Jelani Rucker, 312.275.1626, jelani.rucker@zekelman.com, http://www.zekelman.com

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