DXP Enterprises, Inc. announces pair of water/wastewater segment acquisitions

March 7, 2022
Acquisitions of Drydon Equipment, Inc. and Burlingame Engineers demonstrates DXP's commitment to expanding into the water and wastewater treatment markets.
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HOUSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — DXP Enterprises, Inc. announced in early March that it has completed the acquisitions of Drydon Equipment, Inc. and Burlingame Engineers.

Drydon is a leading distributor and manufacturer representative of pumps, valves, controls and process equipment focused on serving the water and wastewater industry in Central and Northern Illinois, Northwest Indiana, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Burlingame is a leading California provider of water and wastewater equipment in the industrial and municipal sectors. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed. 

“We are pleased to announce these acquisitions and start the year off with great additions to our water and wastewater growth efforts. We are excited to have Drydon and Burlingame join the DXP family. Each company provides DXP with exceptional sales expertise that will enhance our efforts and our ability to collaborate and serve our customers as well as grow our DXP Water platform. These acquisitions are consistent with our growth strategy and demonstrate our commitment to expanding DXP into the water and wastewater treatment markets as well as maintaining our leading position as the largest distributor of rotating equipment in North America,” said David Little, CEO of DXP.

"Their expertise in the water and wastewater markets will complement DXP's breadth of technical products and services. This transaction will not only allow us to continue with our existing marketing strategies, but gives us additional products, services and resources to better serve our customers," added Little.

DXP CFO Kent Yee stated, "We continue to execute on our strategic priorities and strategy of making acquisitions in markets and business models where we can continue to enhance DXP. Drydon and Burlingame complement our recent focus on water and wastewater acquisitions and provide us with platforms in their respective markets to effectively serve the water and wastewater customer needs. We look forward to scaling the businesses and further diversifying DXP. The acquisitions will expand our market share in the water and wastewater markets, the Illinois, Wisconsin and California markets and our leading rotating equipment product division. We anticipate these acquisitions to be accretive to earnings and will provide us with a strong platform going forward."

About DXP Enterprises, Inc.

DXP Enterprises, Inc. is a leading products and service distributor that adds value and total cost savings solutions to industrial customers throughout the United States, Canada and Dubai. DXP provides innovative pumping solutions, supply chain services and maintenance, repair, operating and production ("MROP") services that emphasize and utilize DXP’s vast product knowledge and technical expertise in rotating equipment, bearings, power transmission, metal working, industrial supplies and safety products and services. For more information, go to www.dxpe.com.

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