Ryan Herco Flow Solutions Announces Acquisition of Barnes Industrial Plastic Piping.

Burbank, CA – Ryan Herco Flow Solutions, the leading specialty distributor of flow solutions for mission critical fluids, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Barnes Industrial Plastic Piping headquartered in Tampa, Fla.

Chuck Moyer, Chief Executive Officer of Ryan Herco, stated, “The combination of the two companies works very well strategically. Barnes has tremendous strength in the Florida contractor marketplace and has developed unique capabilities to service these customers. Ryan Herco adds expertise in the OEM and MRO end-markets. Both companies gain the opportunity to learn from each other the things that have made them successful gaining, servicing and growing customer relationships.” Moyer added, “The combination of the two companies will be very powerful and gives us the ability to acquire and add significant value to customers in all size segments and end-markets. We hope to find several more companies like Barnes over the next few years.”

Rick Barnes, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Barnes Industrial Plastic Piping, wrote, “I first want to thank my family for all their endeavors to put up with me for 33 years and I would also like to say a big thank you for all my employees, vendors, manufacturers as well as manufacturers representatives for their assistance in making Barnes Industrial such a successful company throughout the years. We are extremely pleased to be part of the Ryan Herco family and, with the vast synergies of both companies and current personnel, we will be able to provide an extended line of product for the PVF industry. Partnering with Ryan Herco brings greater resources including product lines, distribution capabilities, catalog and web capabilities and information.

About Ryan Herco Flow Solutions

Ryan Herco Flow Solutions (Burbank, CA) is the leading North American distributor of high purity and corrosion resistant fluid handling systems and high value filtration products. Ryan Herco Flow Solutions augments its products with world-class technical expertise and application support providing a wide array of products and services ranging from equipment rental to custom fabrication. Founded in 1948, Ryan Herco Flow Solutions operates from 28 locations worldwide serving the Aquatics, General Industrial, Water and Waste Water, Chemical Processing, Semiconductor, Life Sciences and Food & Beverage market segments. For more information please visit www.rhfs.com.

About Barnes Industrial Plastic Piping

Barnes Industrial Plastic Piping is an industrial distributor of high quality piping products    including valves, fittings, tubing, pumps, hangers, fasteners, tanks and custom services. Barnes has branches in Tampa, Jacksonville, Orlando and Miami.


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