WIG acquires Action Automation

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Wolseley Industrial Group, the industrial division of Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. and a leading supplier of products and services to the North American industrial market, announces the acquisition of Action Automation, completed August 20, 2018. The company will operate as Action Automation, a Wolseley Industrial Group company.

In business since 1997 and headquartered in Alsip, Illinois, Action Automation specializes in providing actuator solutions and services to power utilities, refineries, pipelines, terminals, water and wastewater treatment plants.

“Growing our valve and automation business is a priority for us,” said CEO Kevin Murphy. “With Action Automation, we gain expertise and experience from a leading industry supplier of actuators to better serve our customers.”

“Wolseley Industrial Group is our number one customer,” said Action Automation co-owner Ed Craven. “We have built a great relationship together and being part of the team will allow us to diversify our business and provide more growth opportunities for our associates.”

Carey VonOhlen

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