Horizon Solutions Rochester, NY, has signed an agreement to purchase New England-based, privately-held N. H. Bragg. Founded in 1854 as a supplier to blacksmiths, N. H. Bragg serves large and small businesses across Maine, New Hampshire and northeastern Massachusetts, including paper mills, machine shops, construction sites and shipyards. The company is headquartered in Bangor, ME, and has branches in Scarborough, ME, and Tewksbury, MA. With approximately 60 employees, N. H. Bragg provides industrial and safety supplies to over 4,000 customers across New England. The transaction is scheduled to close on Jan. 1, 2019.
Horizon Solutions President and CEO John Kerkhove said in the press release, "Under Horizon Solutions ownership, N. H. Bragg will continue to operate under the N. H. Bragg name with the same employees, suppliers and customers. N. H. Bragg President Jon Eames will serve as vice president of the Industrial and Safety Supply Division across the Horizon Solutions footprint. We will leverage our companies' respective strengths to grow the business.”
Founded in 1857 and ranked #65 on Electrical Wholesaling’s 2018 Top 200 ranking of the industry’s largest electrical distributors, Horizon Solutions focuses on electrical, automation, industrial, energy and safety products and services. Its include industrial end-users, electrical contractors, equipment manufacturers, and commercial, institutional and municipal facilities across New England and upstate New York.