For Immediate Release

HOUSTON (August 18, 2014) – Houston-based GHX Industrial, LLC ( and McCarty Equipment Co. (, subsidiaries of The United Distribution Group ( announced today the opening of three new locations and the expansion of one current location.

The new McCarty operations include Oklahoma City, OK, and San Angelo, TX. The GHX roster includes a new location in Benicia, CA, and an expanded location in Texas City, TX.

According to Richard Harrison, President of GHX Industrial, the Benicia, CA, branch will operate under the GHX family of companies, and the Texas City branch will continue servicing existing and new GHX customers with its current and an expanded product offering. The Oklahoma City branch and the San Angelo branch will operate as part of the McCarty group.

"Expanding our service area throughout the US and Canada is an ongoing strategic focus for our company, and these new and expanded locations complement our already strong North American presence," said Darrell H. Cole, President and CEO of The United Distribution Group.

GHX is headquartered in Houston, TX, and provides fluid sealing, fluid transfer and other products to a variety of industries including refining and petrochemical, upstream oil and gas, power generation, mining, agriculture and marine enterprises. GHX now operates 30 locations throughout the United States and Canada.

McCarty Equipment was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Abilene, TX. McCarty consists of 27 locations in nine states and provinces throughout the US and Canada and provides fluid sealing, fluid transfer, valves and other products to the upstream oil and gas industry.

About The United Distribution Group
With 82 locations throughout North America, the subsidiaries of The United Distribution Group are leading providers of products and services to a variety of industries including oil and gas, mining, power generation, petrochemical, agriculture, marine and various other energy-related industries.

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Carl Mallory, Director of Marketing
The United Distribution Group
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