Fairmont Supply Co., a full-line distributor of MRO supplies based in Canonsburg, PA, has acquired the outstanding stock of Houston-based PVF distributor Piping & Equipment Inc. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairmont Supply, the current management team, employees and locations of Piping & Equipment will continue to operate under the “P&E” name.

“Piping & Equipment Inc. is looking forward to continued years of outstanding service to our current customer base, while exploring new opportunities in new markets and geographic areas,” stated Gary J. Cartright, who will remain as president of P&E.  Jerry McKeller also will remain as vice president of sales.

Piping & Equipment Inc. has warehouse locations in Decatur and Mobile, AL; Pensacola and Panama City, FL; Gonzales, LA; and Beaumont, Houston and Freeport, TX. In addition to the Industrial PVF Division, P&E has a Transportation Division and a Valve Automation Division.

Fairmont Supply has warehouse locations in eight states: Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming. Both companies are members of Affiliated Distributors.