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nexAir Acquires Cal East Company

Memphis, Tenn., September 3, 2014– Memphis-based nexAir, one of the largest distributors of atmospheric gases and welding supplies in the United States, announced today the acquisition of the assets and operations of Cal East Company, Inc., a distributor of medical gases and supplies based in Atlanta, Georgia.

“The addition of the Cal East team will help to further strengthen our existing operations in Atlanta, and we’re anxious to welcome our new team members and customers to the nexAir family,” said Kevin McEniry, CEO at nexAir. “Cal East has carved a niche customer base in the area, and we hope this acquisition will enhance product offerings for customers of both companies.”  

Key customers of Cal East Company, Inc. include various dentists, veterinarians and other medical professionals in the Atlanta metro area. Cal East Company, Inc., and its three employees joined nexAir’s Atlanta team effective Sept. 2, 2014. For more information, please visit www.nexair.com.

About nexAir
nexAir is one of the largest distributors of atmospheric gases and welding supplies in the United States. Founded in 1940, the company sells, packages and distributes atmospheric gases, including medical, specialty and industrial gases. nexAir also sells related products, including welding equipment, welding supplies, safety supplies and dry ice. For more information about nexAir, visit www.nexAir.com.

For more information, contact:
Patrick Galphin
nexAir Public Relations
Phone: (901) 344-5221

E-mail: patrick.galphin@nexair.com

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