ST. LOUIS, June 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 Earthsavers Erosion Control, LLC, a full-service provider of geosynthetics products, based in northern California.
“Earthsavers Erosion Control has a strong presence in their market and a loyal customer base that asks for their products by name. This strategic acquisition will provide additional capacity and will allow us to enhance Core & Main’s erosion control expertise to further serve our customers throughout the western region of the U.S.,” said Steve LeClair, chief executive officer of Core & Main.
“We admire Earthsavers Erosion Control’s dedication to providing their customers with high quality erosion control products,” said Brad Cowles, president, Core & Main. “They have firmly established themselves as a trusted and reliable partner within their community due to their expertise and first-class service.”
Earthsavers Erosion Control was established in 2009 and takes pride in providing its customers top-of-the-line products and service. It produces and distributes a variety of geosynthetic materials, including straw wattles, erosion control blankets and a broad array of geotextile products. Earthsavers Erosion Control operates out of three facilities located in Woodland and Petaluma, California, and it primarily serves the California, Nevada and Arizona markets and surrounding areas.
“For over a decade, Earthsavers Erosion Control has been a leading and preferred erosion control resource,” said Doug Bailey, owner of Earthsavers Erosion Control. “By combining forces with Core & Main we will be able to expand our services and continue to be the trusted partner our customers know us to be. We are excited to start this new chapter with Core & Main.”
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 approximately 300 locations, the company provides its customers local expertise backed by a national supply chain. Core & Main’s 4,100 associates are committed to helping their communities thrive with safe and sustainable infrastructure. Visit coreandmain.com to learn more.
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