Purvis acquires Acadiana Bearing assets

By |  November 3, 2015

Purvis Industries, headquartered in Dallas, acquired substantially all of the assets, brand rights, websites, personnel and intellectual property of Acadiana Bearing. Acadiana has one location in Lafayette, La., and serves a variety of customers in the oil and gas and sugar mill industries.

“We are excited to be able to bring an outstanding organization such as Acadiana Bearing into the Purvis Industries family of companies,” says Cameron Barker, vice president of corporate operations for Purvis. “They not only allow us to expand our presence but also enable us to better serve customers in the southern Louisiana marketplace.”

Acadiana will continue to operate under the ownership of Grover Dunphy at a separate location in Louisiana.

“We are excited about this new chapter for Acadiana Bearing,” Dunphy says. “Purvis Industries is the best match for our people as well as our customers.”

Started in 1945, Purvis Industries is an independent bearing and power transmission distributor in the United States with 82 locations covering 13 states.

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