Pool Corporation announced last week its acquisition of W.W. Adcock, Inc., a Philadelphia-based distributor of swimming pool equipment, chemicals and supplies, effective January 18, 2019. W.W. Adcock operates eight sales and distribution centers located in the Mid-Atlantic and Gulf States regions of the U.S.
“W.W. Adcock has been one of the premier distributors to the eastern U.S. swimming pool industry for over 60 years,” says Peter Arvan, president and CEO of POOLCORP. “Adding the W.W. Adcock team to the POOLCORP network strengthens our ability to serve customers in Mid-Atlantic markets and enhances our market leading position in the southern gulf coast region.”
“The combination of W.W. Adcock’s long-standing customer relationships with Pool Corporation’s product breadth and resources will enhance customers’ growth opportunities in highly competitive markets,” says Dee Adcock, president of W.W. Adcock. “We sincerely appreciate the support from our many customers and the dedication of our employees over the years. We will work closely with POOLCORP to ensure a smooth transition.”