Wolseley Industrial Group acquires Illinois company
Wolseley Industrial Group, the industrial division of Ferguson Enterprises, recently announced the acquisition of Action Automation. The acquisition closed Aug. 20 and the company will operate as Action Automation, a Wolseley Industrial Group company.
In business since 1997 and headquartered in Alsip, Illinois, Action Automation specializes in providing actuator solutions and services to power utilities, refineries, pipelines, terminals, water- and wastewater-treatment plants.
“Growing our valve and automation business is a priority for us,” Ferguson CEO Kevin Murphy said. “With Action Automation, we gain expertise and experience from a leading industry supplier of actuators to better-serve our customers.”
Action Automation co-owner Ed Craven added: “Wolseley Industrial Group is our No. 1 customer. We have built a great relationship together and being part of the team will allow us to diversify our business and provide more growth opportunities for our associates.”