Wholesaler 12 01 2017 E Edition Page 1

WHOLESALER ("$&'%%#)"$! has purchased APCO Inc., a broad-line distributor of heating, ventilation and cooling, plumbing, and apartment main- tenance supplies based in Lansing, Michigan. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed. APCO has nine locations, with two doing business as APCO Supply and seven as Michigan Tem- perature Supply. APCO Supply is a distributor of build- ing furnishings and maintenance supplies to multi-tenant industrial, commercial and resi- dential complexes throughout Michigan and Indiana. Michigan Temperature Supply spe- cializes in providing sourcing to residential and light commercial contractors and is a traditional branch network that services the needs of HVAC contractors. The company will continue under the APCO Supply and Michigan Temperature Supply names in the foreseeable future. "APCO Inc. is a successful, growing distrib- utor with long-standing customer relationships, offering Winsupply ad- ditional coverage in the state of Michigan," said Roland Gordon, president and CEO of Winsupply Inc. "The owners Mike and Jeff Nussdorfer have suc- cessfully grown the business since purchas- ing it from their father in 2005. (Turn to APCO bought... page 14.) PERSON OF THE YEAR Winsupply Acquires APCO News of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Industrial PVF the Donald E. Morris, president and CEO of Morris Group International follows his father's example of integrity, honesty and hard work in growing MGI into 25 divisions and partnerships in 9 locations and employing 1,700. The third generation of family leadership, Morris goes by "Don" to everyone and strives to keep MGI in the forefront of the industry with a philosophy of flexibility, agility and the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. Story begins on page 40. FIND US twitter.com/wholesalermag facebook.com/wholesalermag DECEMBER 2017 VOL 72, NO. 12

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