Dakota Supply Group (DSG), Fargo, ND, has announced the acquisition of Western Steel and Plumbing effective Sept. 1, 2022. Western Steel and Plumbing, distributor of plumbing and HVAC products, was founded in 1949 and has two locations in Bismarck and Minot, N.D.
“We’re excited to welcome the Western Steel and Plumbing associates to the DSG team of employee-owners,” said Paul Kennedy, President and CEO of DSG. “The addition of Western Steel complements our existing strong electrical and waterworks presence in the state and provides a platform for further segment expansion throughout North Dakota.”
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