Mueller Industries announced its acquisition of 100% of the outstanding stock of Extruded Metals effective Feb. 27. Extruded is a manufacturer of brass rods of various shapes, sizes, and alloys for sale to original equipment manufacturers, screw machine shops, service centers, and others. In its fiscal year ended November 2006, Extruded’s net sales were $355.5 million. Mueller paid $32 million plus assumed bank debt of about $10.1 million. For more information,