ST. LOUIS, March 7, 2022—Core & Main, Inc. (NYSE: CNM), a leading specialized distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage, fire protection products and related services, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Dodson Engineered Products, Inc., a full-service distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage, agricultural and irrigation products, based in Colorado.
“Dodson has a long history as a trusted and reliable partner to its customers, vendors and associates. The opportunity to bring a company such as this into the Core & Main family provides strategic value and will allow us to expand our reach to better serve customers in central and western Colorado,” said Steve LeClair, chief executive officer of Core & Main.
“Dodson and Core & Main both take pride in supplying customers with hard-to-find products,” said Jack Schaller, president of Core & Main Waterworks. “We share their focus on providing superior customer service, with the right products and solutions to get the job done.”
Founded in 1970, Dodson has consistently delivered the highest level of customer service and value to its customers for over 50 years. Dodson supplies a variety of products to the wholesale and retail markets including water supply, sewage collection and irrigation products. Its local approach to business and professional sales force have kept customers coming back over the years. Dodson’s facility is located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
“Dodson has a long history of providing customers with exceptional service and the products they depend on every day throughout the Roaring Fork Valley,” said Beth Williams, owner of Dodson Engineered Products, Inc. “Core & Main shares these fundamental values and provides a great opportunity for our dedicated employees. Their focus on training, local expertise and dedication to their customers provides tremendous excitement for the Dodson team.”
About Core & Main
Based in St. Louis, Core & Main is a leading specialized distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage and fire protection products, and related services, to municipalities, private water companies and professional contractors across municipal, non-residential and residential end markets nationwide. With more than 300 locations, the company provides its customers local expertise backed by a national supply chain. Core & Main’s 3,700 associates are committed to helping their communities thrive with safe and sustainable infrastructure. Visit coreandmain.com to learn more.
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