NEW LENOX, Ill. — Munch’s Supply LLC, a distributor and third-generation family business operating 12 branches in Chicago, northwest Indiana, and Michigan, acquired Kansas-based O’Connor Co. Inc. The acquisition expanded its distribution footprint to include six additional branches, serving portions of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri.
“The O’Connor purchase is part of Munch’s long-term strategy to aggressively grow into other regions through strategic acquisitions,” said Robert Munch, CEO of Munch Supply. “We are excited to welcome O’Connor’s customers and employees. Superior, award-winning customer service will remain our No. 1 priority.”
O’Connor will continue to operate under the same name as an independent company and will retain its current management team with executive director of operations, Greg Borr, stepping into the role of president. It will maintain locations in Lenexa, Kansas; Urbandale, Iowa; Omaha, Nebraska; Wichita, Kansas; Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
“We are looking forward to sharing in the resources and leadership of Munch’s Supply,” Borr said. “We are pleased to combine our strengths to further enhance customer service in our rapidly-growing marketplace."
Publication date: 12/11/2017