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CHICAGO — Zekelman Industries announced that it has finalized the acquisition of Western Tube & Conduit Corporation.

Through this acquisition, Zekelman Industries will expand its presence across the western half of the United States and Canada in the electrical, fence and mechanical tube markets.

"We are very excited to welcome Western Tube & Conduit Corporation to the Zekelman Industries family. Western shares our passion for operational excellence and our high-quality, customer-centric focus," said Barry Zekelman, executive chairman and chief executive officer of Zekelman Industries.

Western Tube & Conduit Corporation will continue to operate under its individual brand and identity. "Western Tube is an excellent fit for our company," said Jim Hays, president of the electrical, fence and mechanical product divisions of Zekelman Industries. "The acquisition complements our long-term strategies of continued growth in the tubular product market."