Posted June 12, 2023

AFC Industries buys WDS

AFC Industries in Fairfield, Ohio, has acquired White Distribution and Supply (WDS) based in Muscatine, Iowa. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

For over 26 years WDS has been providing a broad range of products, inventory management, and LEAN solutions to a broad range of customers who are themselves leaders in their respective markets.

“Over the past several years our team has continued to make investments that ensure we are positioned to supply excellent service to our customers and opportunities for our employees and supplier partners," said WDS CEO John MacQuarrie. "We see this as a continuation of that strategy. AFC has the same commitment to excellence that has made us successful in the past, and together the businesses complement each other in ways that better align us to provide innovative solutions for our customers and growth opportunities for our stakeholders well into the future.”

AFC CEO Kevin Godin said, “We are always excited when we can partner with businesses that have the same core commitments we have, are managed by a team of industry professionals, and that add or strengthen our capabilities. WDS checks all those boxes, and together these businesses will be stronger and better positioned to grow and be successful.”

AFC Industries is a dynamic organization dedicated to providing supply chain management solutions on small components and tooling for a diverse base of manufacturers and assemblers across a broad range of industries.