Core & Main, Inc. (NYSE: CNM), a leading specialized distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage, fire protection products and related services, has closed its previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Lanier Municipal Supply Co. Inc., a full-service distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage, agricultural and irrigation products, headquartered in Lakeland, Georgia.
“We are excited to expand our waterworks presence in the Southeast through the acquisition of Lanier Municipal Supply,” said Steve LeClair, chief executive officer of Core & Main. “The team brings a tremendous level of expertise and regional knowledge that will strengthen our ability to continue delivering unmatched service to our customers.”
Since its founding in 1978, Lanier Municipal Supply has consistently delivered the highest quality service and value to customers through its facilities in Lakeland and Savannah, Georgia, and Panama City and Lake City, Florida. Its local approach to business, family values and strong relationships have kept customers returning through the years.
“Lanier Municipal Supply is a fantastic company that has proudly served the waterworks industry for over four decades,” said Jack Schaller, president of Core & Main. “Their industry knowledge, dedication to their customers and family-like culture have established them as a strong regional waterworks distributor. We are thrilled to start this new chapter with them as part of the Core & Main family."
About Core & Main
Based in St. Louis, Core & Main is a leading specialized distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage and fire protection products, and related services, to municipalities, private water companies and professional contractors across municipal, non-residential and residential end markets nationwide. With approximately 300 locations, the company provides its customers with local expertise backed by a national supply chain. Core & Main’s 4,100 associates are committed to helping their communities thrive with safe and sustainable infrastructure. Visit coreandmain.com to learn more.
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