Reedy Industries, a commercial and industrial HVAC, plumbing and building controls services business, has acquired Standard Plumbing & Heating / Sheet Metal Crafters (SPH/SMC) of Canton, Ohio. With this acquisition, Reedy Industries expands its services footprint in the Ohio region maintaining focus on their core end markets - commercial/ industrial, health care, education, government, and senior living.
"Joe Kirmser, CEO of Reedy Industries, and I both strive to be the best performing contractors in our industry and seek the best solutions for all involved," says Dave Grabowsky, President of SPH/SMC. "Going forward, we anticipate more emphasis on infrastructure, clean air, and clean water as well as the expansion of our presence in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Standard is committed to its talented and strong team of employees across the organization. This acquisition will provide employees the opportunity for security and advancement."
"Dave and the entire SPH/SMC team are an outstanding fit with the expanding Reedy platform," says Kirmser. "SPH/SMC has built a differentiated position in Ohio and the surrounding area. The combination of the Reedy platform and resources with SPH/SMC's people and capabilities will create significant value and growth potential for vendor partners, employees, and customers. We are thrilled to expand Reedy's presence in the Ohio market through our partnerships with Dave and SPH/SMC."
SPH/SMC is the twelfth acquisition for Reedy Industries since 2019. Kirmser added, "We don't hide the fact that we seek to add significant growth and expansion through acquisition. But we pass on far more opportunities than we pursue. It takes a special and unique business for us to get to this point. SPH/SMC checks all the boxes. Now that we have established a larger presence in Ohio, we will absolutely look to add more density in the market through strategic add-on acquisitions."
With the acquisition complete, Grabowsky will stay on with SPH/SMC in his current role as President. "I love what I do and my employees are like family to me. I am enthusiastic about moving forward. This is a strategic partnership that enables us to serve more customers and brings together similar cultures and mindsets of two strong companies," Grabowsky said. Grabowsky is the third generation at the helm of Standard Plumbing and Heating. He was preceded by his father, Bob Grabowsky, and founder, Herman Grabowsky.