Northwest Pipe Co. has acquired steel piping fabricator
Permalok Corp., St. Louis, for an undisclosed amount.
interlocking pipe joining system complements and expands
Northwest Pipes offerings by providing alternate joint
solutions to the already comprehensive product line," the
Vancouver, Wash.-based company said Jan. 2. "The acquisition
also strengthens Northwest Pipes water transmission
business with Permaloks rolled and welded steel pipe
products currently being used in trenchless applications."
manufacturing locations in St. Louis and Salt Lake City. The
St. Louis plant can make up to 15,000 tons of pipe annually,
according to Permaloks website.
Northwest Pipe, which
makes water transmission pipe and energy tubulars, did not
return a request for further comment.
Beyond the Permalok acquisition, the company said it also
"sees opportunities to expand in other segments," such as
structural and industrial pipe, as well as further growth in
the water transmission business.