News | October 13, 2010

Ryan Herco Flow Solutions Acquires The Assets Of Corrosion Products & Equipment's Piping Products Division

Burbank, CA /PRNewswire/ - Ryan Herco Flow Solutions ( has acquired the assets of Corrosion Products & Equipment, Inc. Piping Products Division ( headquartered in Rochester, New York.

Ryan Herco Flow Solutions, a national leader in the distribution of corrosion-resistant and ultra-pure engineered piping systems, flow control, automation, and fluid handling products expands its national footprint to include New York and New England markets. This latest endeavor strengthens Ryan Herco Flow Solutions position across additional key market segments such as General Industrial, Chemical, Water, Waste and Semiconductor. Customers will benefit from the expanded offering of high quality brand products, leading edge technologies and tailored services through Ryan Herco Flow Solutions' best in class business systems, Advanced Customer Service (ACS) and logistics solutions.

Corrosion Products & Equipment, Inc. will continue operating its remaining divisions (Pump and Seal Distribution, Pump Repair, Coatings and Linings, Manufactured Systems, and Specialty Construction Services) under its current umbrella of ownership with no affiliation to RHFS.

David Patterson, President and CEO of Ryan Herco Flow Solutions was quoted as saying "Corrosion Products & Equipment is a successful organization with many dedicated, tenured, people from which RHFS and our customers will benefit." The transaction which closed September 3, 2010 underlines Ryan Herco Flow Solutions commitment to growth for 2010. Financial details of the transaction were not available at the time of release.

About Ryan Herco Flow Solutions
Ryan Herco Flow Solutions (Burbank, CA) is a leading industrial distributor of corrosion-resistant, ultrapure, high value filtration and fluid handling products. Founded in 1949, Ryan Herco Flow Solutions operates from 26 locations nationwide with 225 employees serving the General Industrial, Chemical, Water, Waste, Semiconductor and Life Sciences market segments. For more information visit

About Corrosion Products & Equipment, Inc.
Corrosion Products & Equipment, Inc. is an industrial distributor of engineered piping systems, flow control, pumps and provider of specialty services such as engineering, fabrication, field services and equipment repair for corrosion resistant and ultra-pure engineered piping systems. Key markets served are General Industrial, Chemical, Water and Waste. Corrosion Products & Equipment, Inc. has locations in Rochester and Albany, New York; and 2 locations serving the Caribbean; Puerto Rico and Jamaica. Corrosion Products and Equipment, Inc. was established in 1989 and was founded by Robert Tortorella, President; Peter Tortorella, Senior Vice-President and Michael Codi Vice President.

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