Oatey Co. Acquires Contact Industries, S.A. de C.V.

CLEVELAND, December 17, 2020 - Oatey Co. (Oatey), a leader in the plumbing industry since 1916, announced today the acquisition of Contact Industries, S.A. de C.V.(Contact Industries), based in Guadalajara, Mexico. Contact is a leading manufacturer and distributor of products serving the plumbing markets in Mexico.

Contact Industries was founded over 25 years ago and manufactures an extensive line of products which are sold under the “Contact” brand name throughout Mexico to the plumbing and retail channels. Product categories include solvent cements, solder & flux, and other plumbing chemicals & accessories.

“The Contact brand is highly respected and a great addition to Oatey’s market leading family of brands,” said Oatey CEO Neal Restivo. “We are excited about this transaction as it significantly enhances our ability to serve customers in the Mexican and Latin American markets.”


Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries, with a commitment to delivering quality, building trust and improving lives. Today, Oatey operates a comprehensive manufacturing and distribution network to supply thousands of products for professional builders, contractors, engineers and do-it-yourself consumers around the world.

Oatey is based in Cleveland, Ohio, and has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and China. For more information, visit www.oatey.com or www.oatey.ca, call (800) 321-9532 or follow Oatey on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn or Instagram.


Oatey Co.
Katherine Lehtinen
Vice President, Brand and Digital Marketing