Central States Industrial Acquires Crouch Supply Company

Lead In Photo Crouch Acquisition

Central States Industrial (CSI) of Springfield, MO and Crouch Supply of Fort Worth, TX have entered into an agreement for CSI to purchase Crouch Supply. The owners expect the transaction to close February 28, 2017. Both companies provide service, equipment, and MRO supplies to similar customers in complementary geographic areas. The combined companies will be enabled to better serve customers across the hygienic processing industry.

In the coming months, the companies will collaborate to complete the transaction and plan the integration of the organizations. The top priority of both organizations is ensuring seamless service to all customers, while offering a broader range of products and services.

CSI intends to operate all four Crouch locations in Fort Worth, TX; Knoxville, TN; El Paso, TX; and Oklahoma City, OK. Mark Cook, CEO, said, "CSI has planned to enter the Texas and southwest market for several years, and I am confident the project will be positive for all people involved."

Crouch has supplied engineered equipment and refrigeration to hygienic process industries since 1914. Over the years, Crouch has expanded its services to include project management and installation.

CSI provides design, custom fabrication, and distribution of engineered equipment and components for hygienic processing industries, including food, dairy, beverage, home and personal care, chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology. The Springfield, MO based company has approximately 150 employees and has facilities in Springfield, MO; Durham, NC; and Fowler, CA.

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For more information about CSI, please contact Mark Cook or Joe Reynolds.
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Address: CSI, 2700 N. Partnership Blvd, Springfield, MO 65803
Website: www.csidesigns.com
Phone: 800.654.5635


Central States Industrial Equipment (CSI) is a leader in distribution of hygienic pipe, valves, fittings, pumps, heat exchangers, and MRO supplies for hygienic industrial processors, with four distribution facilities across the U.S. CSI also provides detail design and execution for hygienic process systems in the food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and personal care industries. Specializing in process piping, system start-ups, and cleaning systems, CSI leverages technology, intellectual property, and industry expertise to deliver solutions to processing problems. More information can be found at www.csidesigns.com.