Purvis Acquires Powder River Power | Purvis Industries


Acquisition Strengthens Mining & Bulk Material Handling Capabilities

Dallas, Texas – Purvis Industries is pleased to announce that effective July 30th, 2018 they have acquired substantially all the assets, brand rights, websites, personnel and intellectual property of Powder River Power Inc. located in Gillette, WY. PRP has been serving Gillette and the surrounding markets for over 40 years. During that time, they have developed a strong customer following by priding themselves on great customer service and technical knowledge that helps them solve whatever problems and challenges their customers bring.

When asked, Cameron Barker, Purvis Industries VP of Corporate Operations, said “Purvis Industries is proud to be able to come together with such a strong independent distributor such as Powder River Power. They bring a great reputation and a strong team to the Purvis family. Powder River Power helps us significantly expand our core markets in the fluid conveyance and bulk material handling space. It also shows how independent distribution continues to make its mark on the industrial bearing and power transmission landscape.”

“We’re looking forward to being a part of the Purvis Team and feel they are a great fit for our people and our organization. We both have a strong independent spirit and desire to truly serve the needs of our customers. When two independent companies like PRP and Purvis bring together their resources, it creates an opportunity to provide exceptional service for the customers of the Powder River Basin,” said Mike Lund the president of Powder River Power.

Purvis Industries is based in Dallas, Texas and is one of the largest Independent Bearing and Power Transmission distributors in the United States with 90 locations covering 15 states.  Started in 1945, they have implemented an Independent distribution model that has created year over year growth and a loyal following of customers.  Purvis Industries serves its customers with local inventory and extraordinary technical expertise as well as an unwavering dedication to ensuring the continued success of our customers.  For more information please visit us at our website www.purvisindustries.com.  


  • Purvis Industries Acquires Powder River Power

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