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MacArthur Completes Buy of American Metals Supply

Buildings supplies distributor MacArthur Co. has completed its acquisition of American Metals Supply.

hand shakeAmerican Metals, a steel products distributor, will operate as an independent subsidiary with the same team, product line, marketing presence, and locations.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“We both have a strong heritage as successful distribution businesses that share an understanding of what it means to be industry leaders,” Barrett Moen, CEO of MacArthur Co., said in a press release.

The companies noted there are almost no areas in the country where the two firms overlap or compete with one another.

Chrissy Nardini will continue as American Metals’ president. However, as a result of the transaction, Steve Hassebrock will transition out of the company, following long-term leadership roles in the firm founded by his father.

“It has been both an honor and a privilege to have worked here for the last 52 years and I have witnessed phenomenal growth and a magical transformation of a company that had a very humble beginning,” Hassebrock said.

American Metals Supply, a wholesale distributor of sheet and coil steel, prefabricated duct and fittings, and a complete line of HVAC products, has nine locations, distributing products in 12 states.

“MacArthur Co. provides us with a compatible culture fit, strong financial fundamentals, and the ability for future employees to continue to achieve financial success,” American Metals’ Nardini said.

St. Paul, Minn.-based MacArthur and its subsidiaries operate in over 50 locations throughout the US. 

By Ethan Bernard,

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