Thursday, July 2, 2009

Plateau Pipe Purchased

From the PR Newswire:

CONTECH Construction Products Inc. announced today that it had acquired certain assets of the Plateau Pipe Company headquartered in Cookeville. The Plateau Pipe Company is a manufacturer of corrugated metal pipe with customers in Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina. CONTECH will continue to utilize its Cookeville facility as a distribution center.

"The Plateau Pipe acquisition will enable CONTECH to expand our Southeastern distribution points and to better serve the region with the most comprehensive selection of drainage and site solution products available," said Ron Keating, President and CEO of CONTECH. "We are committed to offering the best customer experience as we optimize our service locations and our distribution capabilities."

Ralph Mills, President of Plateau Pipe stated, "Over the years we have built a business that we're incredibly proud of. I am excited to join forces with CONTECH and their exceptional team. Their expertise, particularly in serving market needs, is hard to match." Mr. Mills will continue to work with CONTECH on integrating the business and in ensuring a smooth transition for all of Plateau's customers.