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FORT WORTH, TEXAS - MORSCO, based here, has acquired substantially all of the assets of DeVore & Johnson, a plumbing whole- saler with four locations in Georgia, includ- ing three in the Atlanta metro area, giving the company an expanded footprint in the Southeast. The locations will continue to operate as DeVore & Johnson, a MORSCO Co. DeVore & Johnson, founded in 1950, pro- vides plumbing fixtures and supplies to con- tractors, builders, remodelers, homeowners, architects and interior designers. With more than 65 years of providing exceptional cus- tomer service, DeVore & Johnson is among the market leaders in both the Atlanta metro area with branches in Forest Park, Suwanee and Kennesaw, as well the leading supplier in Athens. "DeVore & Johnson has more than 65 years of history in providing plumbing supply solutions to customers in Georgia," said Ted DeVore, chairman of the board of DeVore & Johnson. "MORSCO's dedication to their customers and providing outstanding service matches our company's values, making this partnership a great fit. We look forward to growing our business by continuing to pro- vide exceptional service to our customers." MORSCO will open an office in the South- east to better leverage growth plans. With the entry into Atlanta, MORSCO is now a market participant in four of the top nine MSAs in the United States. Visit www.morsco.com MEETING EXPECTATIONS MORSCO acquires DeVore & Johnson News of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Industrial PVF the Robertson Heating Supply has served Ohio and surrounding states for 82 years, moving forward through innovation and reliable service. Although its counters still are an important element of doing business, recently the distributor has enabled customers to place orders via their smart phones. In the inset, Scott Robertson, president of Robertson Heating Supply, delivers a 'Corporate Goals' update during a re- cent employee meeting. Read the entire story beginning on page 32. FIND US twitter.com/wholesalermag facebook.com/wholesalermag JUNE 2016 VOL 71, NO. 6

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