HOUSTON—GHX Industrial L.L.C. has acquired the operations and assets of Specialty Rubber & Gasket Inc., located in Decatur, Ala.
GHX, a subsidiary of the United Distribution Group, did not release financial details of the transaction.
The firm said it has secured a new 10,000-sq.-ft. location in Decatur that will handle the combined operations of GHX and Specialty Rubber & Gaskets. GHX said it has begun operations at the new site and will incorporate Specialty Rubber & Gaskets' by late 2014 or early 2015.
GHX said Matt and Shelly Hames—former owners of Specialty Rubber & Gasket—will remain with the Decatur operation.
“Expanding our service area throughout the U.S. and Canada is an ongoing strategic focus for GHX and the acquisition of the Specialty Rubber & Gasket location complements our already strong North American presence,” Darrell Cole, president and CEO of the United Distribution Group, said in a statement.
GHX, headquartered in Houston, provides fluid sealing (gaskets), fluid transfer (hoses) and other products to a variety of industries, including refining and petrochemical, upstream oil and gas, power generation, mining, agriculture, and marine enterprise. GHX said it operates 58 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The United Distribution Group said it operates 83 locations throughout North America, providing products and services to a variety of energy related industries through its subsidiaries.