Mueller Industries, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Hart & Cooley Flexible Duct Business

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Hart & Cooley Flexible Duct business. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is scheduled to close in late January 2021.

Mueller Industries Chairman and CEO Greg Christopher commented, “The acquisition of Hart & Cooley flex products will expand our footprint in the air quality and climate control systems markets, and complement our 2018 acquisition of ATCO Rubber Products (ATCO Flex). These important markets are integral to our growth strategy.”

Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI) is an industrial corporation whose holdings manufacture vital goods for important markets such as air, water, oil and gas distribution; climate comfort; food preservation; energy transmission; medical; aerospace; and automotive. It includes a network of companies and brands throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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Jeffrey A. Martin

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