Leading North American metals service Center Company Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co announced that effective October 1, 2021, it has acquired Merfish United, a leading master distributor of tubular building products in the United States, from One Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm. Headquartered in Ipswich in Massachusetts, Merfish United serves 47 US states through its twelve strategically located distribution centers. Merfish United’s broad product offering includes full lines of steel pipe, copper tubing, plastic pipe, electrical conduit and related products for the commercial, residential, municipal and industrial building markets. For the twelve months ended June 30, 2021, Merfish United’s net sales were approximately USD 500 million. The current Merfish United team, including management, will remain in place. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Founded in 1939 and headquartered in Los Angeles in California, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co, through a network of approximately 300 locations in 40 states and 13 countries outside of the United States, provides value-added metals processing services and distributes a full-line of over 100,000 metal products to more than 125,000 customers in a broad range of industries.