Mark Calzolano
The Macomb Group
Vice President, Corporate Development
6600 15 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Sterling Heights, MI – December 5, 2019 – The Macomb Group, Inc. announced on Nov 29, 2019 that it acquired the operations of Smith Metal & Supply, Inc. d/b/a Richburg Supply Company, a well-regarded distributor of pipe, valves and fittings to industrial customers, located in Richburg, SC.

“Since our expansion in to North Carolina in 2016, and subsequent opening of a new 80,000 square foot distribution center in Charlotte last January, we’ve been focused on establishing operations in South Carolina.  Richburg Supply provided a unique opportunity to not only access attractive new customers in South Carolina, but also to enhance the strength of our team in the southeast,” said Bill McGivern, CEO of The Macomb Group.

J.T. Smith, President and owner of Richburg Supply Company said, “Our reputation with some of the customers we share in common is what initially prompted the call from The Macomb Group. After several meetings, it was evident that they could provide the resources to accelerate the growth of Richburg Supply and in the process provide new growth opportunities for my employees.”

About The Macomb Group:

The Macomb Group is a leading wholesale distributor of pipe, valves and fittings. Founded in 1977, The Macomb Group has 18 service branches in seven states including Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee.  The Macomb Group serves a diverse mix of end markets, including automotive, food and beverage, general manufacturing, hospitals, schools, power plants, and general industry.

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