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Amerisource Industrial Supply Joins Fairmont Supply's Family of Companies

Press Release from Fairmont Supply Co

WASHINGTON, Pa., Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairmont Supply ("Fairmont" or the "Company"), a leading provider of industrial maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies, is pleased to announce that Detroit-headquartered Amerisource Industrial Supply ("Amerisource") has joined the Fairmont Supply family of companies. The addition of Amerisource expands Fairmont Supply's market reach, gives both companies access to a wider customer base, and expands the product portfolio.

Paul Fichiera, CEO of Fairmont Supply, says, "We are extremely excited to welcome Amerisource and its team of experienced industry experts into our family of companies. Over the years, the Amerisource team has done an outstanding job of earning the trust and confidence of their many customers and supplier partners. The addition of Amerisource allows us to expand and diversify our product mix and we expect our customers to benefit from an expanded geographic footprint that now includes Detroit, Chicago, Toledo, Memphis, Nashville and Central Wisconsin." Fichiera continues, "Throughout the process, we uncovered a strong cultural alignment between our two teams, and we look forward to working together to create a world-class culture for our employees."

Rob Szafraniec, currently the COO of Amerisource, will stay with the company and move into the role of Vice President and General Manager of the Amerisource business unit. Szafraniec says, "We are proud to join the Fairmont Supply family of companies. Our combined resources and expertise in industrial distribution will drive exceptional value to our customers. This combined with our collective product and services portfolio, extended footprint, and passion for excellence puts us on a fast-track for growth and continued success for our employees."

About Fairmont Supply Company

Fairmont Supply Company, headquartered in Washington, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of industrial maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies. The Fairmont Supply family of companies employs approximately 330 people, maintains relationships with over 500 key supplier partners, and serves over 5,000 active customers worldwide. The Fairmont Supply family of companies operates 27 fully automated distribution centers in North America providing a local presence for customers and a network to serve multi-location businesses and markets including automotive, fabrication, steel, aluminum, oil and gas, mining, construction, utilities, machinery, glass, plastic and chemical industries.

Fairmont Supply, recently recognized as a "Big 50" Industrial Supplier by Industrial Distribution, is one of the largest full-line distributors in the United States and is about to embark upon its 100-year anniversary. Find out more at https://www.fairmontsupply.com.

About Amerisource Industrial Supply

Amerisource Industrial Supply is a leading provider of industrial products and supply management services with an emphasis on key consumables and MRO supplies. Founded over 70 years ago, Amerisource also specializes in strategic sourcing and provides clients with access to several value-added services including integrated supply chain management, vendor-managed inventory (VMI), and specialized safety services and solutions. For more information, visit https://industrialsupplyproducts.com/.

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