BAYPORT, N.Y. - Blackman Plumbing Supply, a leading distributor of plumbing, heating, and cooling supplies, has acquired Ridgewood Corp., a supplier of similar products, based in Ridgewood, N.J.

“The acquisition of Ridgewood will allow Blackman to effectively expand our operations throughout New Jersey, from the suburbs of Philadelphia to the lower Hudson Valley in New York State,” said Robert Mannheimer, Blackman’s president and CEO. “We’re very excited to offer trade professionals and consumers in these areas the same level of excellence in product inventory, service, and sales support as we’ve been providing throughout the Metropolitan New York City area for 90 years.”

With the acquisition, Blackman branches can now be found in the following locations:

• New York - Bohemia, Flushing, Hicksville, Huntington, Kingston, Lynbrook, Manhattan, Medford, Middletown, Mineola, Newburgh, Queens Village, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Southampton, Wantagh

• New Jersey - Clinton, Hackensack, Hawthorne, Lakewood, Mahwah, Mine Hill, Parsippany, Westwood

• Pennsylvania - Ivyland

The company’s general offices and distribution center are in Bayport, N.Y.

Publication date:09/06/2010