WinWholesale acquired M. Cooper Supply, of Mokena, Ill., in a transaction that closed July 1. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed. M. Cooper Supply is a plumbing distributor providing services to the Chicago metro area, all counties in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana from its distribution center in Mokena. The company will do business as M. Cooper Winsupply.
Tom Schleisner, WinWholesale area leader, has been named interim president of M. Cooper Winsupply. Current M. Cooper executives Dave Poteete and Greg Goode will remain with the company in senior-level positions. Poteete, formerly COO of M. Cooper, was named vice president of M. Cooper Winsupply. M. Cooper Supply was owned by Dennis Goode who sold his 100% ownership to WinWholesale. M. Cooper Winsupply is located at 8605 Spring Lake Drive in Mokena, Ill., with an 80,000-sq.-ft. distribution center and has 75 employees.
In other company news, Des Moines Winsupply opened in Iowa to provide contractors with premier commercial, industrial, wastewater and geothermal pumps and accessories for the central Iowa area. The new company is part of WinWholesale, which is a majority shareholder of Des Moines Winsupply. Will Boston, previously with Cedar Rapids Winpump that also is part of the Win Group of Companies, is the manager of Des Moines Winsupply.
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