Purvis Industries acquires Torque Drives

By |  November 2, 2023

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Purvis Industries acquired Torque Drives, a family-owned industrial distributor serving Ohio, western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia.

Torque Drives has branch locations in North Canton and Youngstown, Ohio.

According to Purvis Industries, Torque Drives distributes power transmission components, AC and DC drives and motors, motion control products and material handling components.

“We’re proud to welcome the Torque Drives team to the Purvis family,” says Jeremiah Johnson, executive vice president and COO at Purvis Industries. “They’re well-known in their markets for quality products with outstanding application expertise and the friendly, personal touch we strive to show daily. Their product mix mirrors our own: high-quality, Tier 1 manufacturers that focus on customer success and deliver great value.”

Torque Drives owners Melanie Culp and Kim Madrid will remain with the company moving forward, according to Purvis Industries.

“We’re very excited to join forces with Purvis Industries,” says Kim Madrid, president of Torque Drives. “They share a commitment to customer service and satisfaction that has been the hallmark of Torque Drives going back to my parents’ founding of the company nearly 40 years ago. I can’t wait to show our customers how much more we can offer them while maintaining the same dedicated personal service we always have shown.”

Purvis Industries, which is based in Dallas, has 103 locations across 18 states. The company was established in 1945 in Waco, Texas.

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