BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2011)—United Central Industrial Supply Co. has acquired the assets of Gooding Rubber Co. for an undisclosed amount.
Gooding Rubber is a supplier of industrial rubber products to mining and industrial customers in the Midwest. It is based in Woodridge, Ill, and also operates three other facilities, in Henderson, Ky.; Marion, Ill.; and St. Louis.
Bristol-based United Central is a full-line industrial distributor with customers that are primarily industrial equipment and manufacturing companies focusing on the mining, tunneling and mining-related businesses. With the Gooding acquisition, United Central will now operate 28 locations in 12 states and Western Canada.
The combined companies will employ about 350.