Kelly Pipe Co. of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., has announced the purchase of key assets of Pacific Pipe Co., which will operate as a division of Kelly. Kelly Pipe Co. is a PVF distributor with 185 employees and operates additional facilities in Phoenix; Salt Lake City; Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Casper, Wyo.; and Bakersfield, San Diego and Sacramento, Calif.

Headquartered in Oakland, Pacific Pipe has been a major PVF distributor in the Bay Area and Northern California markets, while Kelly has tended to concentrate its activities in Southern California. Kelly has been in business for 105 years and Pacific for 96 years.