Core & Main acquires Ohio-based waterworks company

Core & Main, Inc. has closed its previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the municipal waterworks division of Trumbull Industries, Inc., as well as the assets of an affiliated entity, a supplier of specialty and private label products for the municipal and industrial markets, based in Ohio.

“We are thrilled to expand our presence in Ohio and Pennsylvania,” said Steve LeClair, chief executive officer of Core & Main, a distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage and fire protection products, and related services. “The local knowledge and expertise their team brings enable us to deliver on our shared commitment to deliver quality products and outstanding customer service to the region.”

Founded in 1922, Trumbull Industries, Inc. and its affiliated entities have proven themselves as industry leaders, delivering the highest level of customer service and value to their customers for more than 100 years.

“The municipal waterworks division of Trumbull Industries, Inc. has a long history of excellence in the industry,” said Jack Schaller, president of Core & Main Waterworks. “Its dedicated team’s commitment to exceptional service makes it a perfect addition to the Core & Main family.”

The municipal waterworks division of Trumbull Industries, Inc. distributes a variety of critical infrastructure products to the waterworks industry through four branches in Youngstown and Akron, Ohio, and Bentleyville and Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Based in St. Louis, Core & Main distributes 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. Visit to learn more.

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