Posted April 6, 2017

Genuine Parts acquires Empire Wire and Supply

Genuine Parts Company announced the acquisition of Empire Wire and Supply based in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

The company will be part of Genuine Parts' Electrical/Electronic Materials Group.

Empire is a provider of custom cable assemblies and a distributor of network, electrical, automation and safety products. Empire serves a North American customer base from three locations in the U.S. and one in Canada and is expected to generate annual revenues of approximately $65 million.

"Empire is a leading distributor of cabling and automation solutions as well as custom cable assemblies. Empire complements the Wire and Cable business at EIS and further strengthens our overall capabilities to serve the industrial robotic and automation markets," said Paul Donahue, president and chief executive officer.