South Texas supply company acquires rival distributor SGS

Jul 16, 2012 | 12:50 PM |

Tags  Alamo Iron Works, Industrial Distribution Group, SGS Industrial Supplies, Duffy Shea, Scot Prince, Eagle Ford Shale

CHICAGO — Industrial supply company Alamo Iron Works has acquired the assets of SGS Industrial Supplies Inc., which distributes steel and industrial products in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.

San Antonio-based Alamo, which was acquired two years ago by Belmont, N.C.-based Industrial Distribution Group (IDG), has served customers in south Texas for more than 80 years and was a direct rival with SGS, which has served the market for 60....

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