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Lewis-Goetz has acquired the Rubber Belting and Hose group of companies

October 1, 2008 Pittsburgh, PA: Lewis-Goetz and Company, Inc. (“Lewis-Goetz”) today announced it has acquired the Rubber Belting and Hose group of companies, including RBH/Mill & Elevator Supply, Inc and RBH/Industrial, Inc. a provider of industrial supplies to the agricultural and industrial markets of the Midwest. “This acquisition provides Lewis-Goetz access to growing agricultural markets [...]

Lewis-Goetz has acquired substantially all of the assets of G&H Pumps and Compressors, Inc.

July 1, 2008 Pittsburgh, PA: Lewis-Goetz and Company, Inc. (“Lewis-Goetz”) announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of G&H Pumps and Compressors, Inc. (“G&H”), a provider of pump repair and hydraulic services for trucks servicing the land-based oil and gas drilling market of the Shreveport, LA and larger Texarkana region. Jeff [...]

Lewis-Goetz has acquired substantially all of the assets of JA-MAR Conveyor and Components (“JA-MAR”)

February 29, 2008 Pittsburgh, PA: Lewis-Goetz and Company, Inc. (“Lewis-Goetz”) announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of JA-MAR Conveyor and Components (“JA-MAR”), a regional conveyor system installation and service company based in Bellaire, Ohio. Jeff Crane, President and CEO of Lewis-Goetz said of the acquisition, “The combination of JA-MAR’s exceptional [...]

Lewis-Goetz names Crane CEO

Pittsburgh, PA: Lewis-Goetz and Company, Inc., one of the nation's largest industrial distributors, has named Jeffrey T. Crane President & Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2008. Mr. Crane has served as the company's President since May, 2006. David R. Goetz, Sr., formerly Chairman and CEO of Lewis-Goetz, will remain as Chairman of the company. [...]

Lewis-Goetz acquires Samson Industrial

Pittsburgh, PA: Lewis-Goetz and Company, Inc. has closed the acquisition of Samson Industrial, effective, Thursday, July 19th. The transaction will be very positive for the employees, customers and strategic suppliers of the combined Company. Lewis-Goetz management views Samson Industrial as having a strong strategic and cultural fit with Lewis-Goetz. Lewis-Goetz is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA [...]

Lewis-Goetz recapitalizes with Audax Group

June 7, 2007 Pittsburgh, PA: Lewis-Goetz and Company, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and one of the nation's largest industrial distributors, announced today that it has finalized a recapitalization of the company. The recapitalization was led by Audax Group, a private equity firm based in Boston Massachusetts. Vetus Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to [...]