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Dixon acquires Northline assets

June 30, 2011, Chestertown, Md. – Dixon, a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of hose fittings and accessories, has acquired the assets of Northline Coupling Systems, Ltd.

June 30, 2011
By Dixon

June 30, 2011, Chestertown, Md. – Dixon, a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of hose fittings and accessories, has acquired the assets of Northline Coupling Systems, Ltd.

Based in Mississauga, Ont., Northline manufactures a variety of water movement products serving the municipal fire industry, including aluminum-threaded fittings and couplings, Storz couplings and adapters, dry fire hydrants, suction hose and valve hardware. Northline’s business operations will be run as a division of Dixon, including the existing manufacturing facility in Canada. Moreover, Northline’s current staff will continue to participate in business operations.

The acquisition of the Northline product portfolio increases the breadth of Dixon’s line of fire-control products, which are sold through fire suppression, fire protection and industrial distributors. Northline will operate under the Dixon Powhatan Division. According to Hazen Arnold, Dixon Powhatan general manager, the Northline acquisition is part of a long-term corporate strategy to build the most comprehensive, best-quality product resource for the fire industry.

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