Anvil International Acquires AFCON

Apr 7, 2017

Acquisition Delivers Best Fire Product Package in the Industry

Exeter, N.H., (April 4, 2017) – Anvil International, one of the largest and most complete manufacturers of pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping support systems in the world, announced that it has acquired AFCON, a leading provider of patented fire protection pipe hangers and seismic bracing products. 

"This acquisition strengthens Anvil International’s hanger and seismic bracing product line to offer the best fire protection package in the industry," said Dean Taylor, vice president of Anvil International. "We are excited to work with Kraig Kirschner, the former CEO of AFCON. Our emphasis will continue to be on innovation and further development of pipe hanger products."

"AFCON’s history of being an innovator and producing contractor-friendly products made this a perfect fit for our company," said Tom Fish, CEO of Anvil International. "Our new ownership, One Equity Partners, asked us for meaningful acquisitions and AFCON was first on our list."

"As a brand of Anvil, the AFCON product will reach a worldwide customer base," said AFCON CEO Kirschner. "Together, we will continue to create innovative and advanced products for the industry."

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