Anvil International — manufacturer of pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping support systems — recently announced that it has acquired AFCON, a provider of patented fire protection pipe hangers and seismic bracing products.

“This acquisition strengthens Anvil International’s hanger and seismic bracing product line to offer the best fire protection package in the industry,” Anvil Vice President Dean Taylor said. “We are excited to work with Kraig Kirschner, the former CEO of AFCON. Our emphasis will continue to be on innovation and further development of pipe hanger products.”

“AFCON’s history of being an innovator and producing contractor-friendly products made this a perfect fit for our company,” Anvil CEO Tom Fish said.  “Our new ownership, One Equity Partners, asked us for meaningful acquisitions and AFCON was first on our list.”

“As a brand of Anvil, the AFCON product will reach a worldwide customer base,” Kirschner said. “Together, we will continue to create innovative and advanced products for the industry.”

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