Eby-Brown is expanding its presence in Pennsylvania through its acquisition of Liberty USA.
An agreement has been made through which the Eby-Brown Co. LLC will purchase the assets of Liberty USA.
Eby-Brown, the largest privately held convenience store distributor in the U.S., boasts annual revenues in excess of $5 billion and services retail accounts throughout the Midwest and Southeast. West Mifflin, Pa.-based Liberty USA is the largest independently owned convenience store supplier in Pennsylvania, servicing 2,000 retail customers in the Midwest, Northeast and East Coast.
The purchase strengthens Eby-Brown’s presence within the state of Pennsylvania and extends its distribution network into the Northeast.
“We are thrilled to welcome the wonderful people of Liberty USA to the Eby-Brown family. Both Eby-Brown and Liberty USA are multigenerational family businesses that have grown through a focus on delivering excellent service and innovation to customers. We look forward to combining two talented teams and are excited to work together on developing new solutions and services that benefit our customers,” said Thomas Wake, co-president of Eby-Brown. “We will maintain both companies’ commitment to service excellence while delivering increased value with best-in-class category management programs, promotional offerings and sophisticated technology.” Upon closing the transaction, the Pittsburgh facility will operate as Liberty USA a Division of Eby-Brown.