Ferguson Acquires Redlon & Johnson
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., the largest plumbing distributor in
the U.S., on Tuesday announced the acquisition of of Redlon &
Johnson Supply, a division of The Gage Company, in a transaction
completed March 16. Ferguson will operate from the former R&J
locations as Redlon & Johnson, a Ferguson enterprise.
Redlon & Johnson is a New England distributor of plumbing,
heating, cooling, water system, pipe, valves, fittings and
industrial products. The company is headquartered in Portland,
MA and has 10 locations throughout Maine and New Hampshire with
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Redlon & Johnson
primarily serves the residential contractor, providing plumbing and
heating products to the repair/replace/remodel market. Four of its
locations include a design center/showroom where homeowners can view
and select kitchen and bath products, similar to Ferguson Bath,
Kitchen & Lighting Galleries nationwide.
“The acquisition of Redlon & Johnson serves as a strong platform for
growth in the Northeast,” said Ferguson CEO Frank Roach. “We are
pleased to welcome the associates of Redlon & Johnson to the
Ferguson family and we look forward to serving the trade
professionals and homeowners of Maine and New Hampshire.”
“We are excited and full of optimism for Redlon & Johnson to take
the next step in its history,” said Redlon & Johnson CEO Rick Chute.
“Combining the superior service and products Redlon & Johnson is
known for, with all of the resources and expertise of Ferguson is a
big advantage for our associates and especially for our customers.”
Redlon & Johnson is the 10th acquisition Ferguson has closed this
fiscal year; previous acquisitions include waterworks, plumbing and
HVAC companies. Ferguson will continue to look for acquisitions that
integrate seamlessly with its core businesses.