Meritus Gas Partners has acquired Hohenschild Welders Supply Company, a distributor of packaged gases and welding supplies headquartered in Kansas City, Mo.
Founded in 1922, Hohenschild serves the greater Kansas City metropolitan area from its facility in downtown Kansas City. The company’s customer base represents various industries, including construction, automotive and manufacturing.
Founded in December 2020, Meritus is a portfolio company of AEA Investors Small Business Private Equity. Meritus is assembling a national network of distributors of industrial, medical and specialty gases and welding and safety supplies, located in diverse geographies and serving growing end-markets.