F.W. Webb Co. (Bedford, MA) has reached an agreement to acquire the industrial piping distribution business of Burns Cascade Co. of Syracuse, NY, effective Nov. 1, 2007. The business will be melded into Webb’s Syracuse branch, managed by Ed Robicheau. Key inside and outside sales staff from Burns will be joining Webb.

Burns Cascade is a distribution arm of Burns Bros. Contractors, a leading mechanical contracting firm that has been in business since 1901. Burns Cascade Co. continues to operate a controls and instruments division under that name.