Franklin Electric Co Inc has acquired Valley Farms Supply Inc, a professional groundwater distributor operating in Michigan and Indiana, in a US$9.0 million deal.

With approximately US$28.0 million of consolidated annual sales, Valley Farms has three locations in the State of Michigan and one in the State of Indiana.

DeLancey Davis, president of Headwater Companies, the wholly owned Distribution Segment of Franklin Electric, said: “The team at Valley Farms has built the largest groundwater distribution entity in Michigan by providing contractors with outstanding service and support. Valley Farms gives Headwater a leading market position in the important Michigan groundwater market and further fulfills our objective of being the leading source in groundwater systems distribution in the US.”