F.W. Webb Company acquires Stritt & Priebe
Inc. and VJ Stanley, Inc.
Webb Company today announces the acquisition of Stritt & Priebe,
Inc., a specialist in industrial valve supply, service and repair in
Buffalo, NY, and VJ Stanley, Inc., a wholesale distributor and
manufacturers' representative of steam and hydronic products in
Stritt & Priebe has been a reliable resource for expertise, service
and supply of specialty industrial valves, pipes and fittings since
1922. Stritt & Priebe owners, Bill Victor & Joel Scott, acquired VJ
Stanley in 2014. VJ Stanley has been a wholesale distributor of
steam and hydronic products, serving the HVAC and engineering
communities in the Rochester area for more than 70 years.
Commenting on the acquisitions, Jeff Pope, Owner and President of
F.W. Webb, said: "With this acquisition we welcome two
high-quality businesses into the F.W. Webb family, bolstering our
wholesale supply reach in the Upstate New York region and enabling
us to provide unmatched specialty industrial valve service to
customers across Webb's entire footprint."
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"The acquisition of VJ
Stanley continues our expansion within the plumbing, heating, HVAC/R
and PVF market, giving us greater vendor and product synergies in
the Rochester region. Stritt & Priebe adds peerless expertise in
industrial valve service with customers from the Niagara Falls Power
Plant to B.J. Muirhead Co. We can now offer this capability to all
customers across our footprint, with transportation and logistical
support of our distribution fleet."
"We are now rapidly integrating these businesses into our network,
and I would like to take this opportunity to welcome our new
associates to Webb."
About F.W. Webb
An industry pioneer since 1866, F.W. Webb Company is the largest
wholesale distributor of plumbing, heating, HVAC, refrigeration,
pipe, valves and fittings in the Northeast. F.W. Webb has grown from
a single location to more than 100 across nine states and proudly
offers customers an extensive inventory of products and dedicated
services that reach from underground to the rooftop. Covering 16
areas of expertise, specialty markets include process controls,
water works, environmental services and more. F.W. Webb also
operates more than 48 Frank Webb Home bath, kitchen and lighting
retail showrooms. For more information about F.W. Webb, please visit