Phylrich Int'l Acquired by Elkay

Phylrich Int'l Acquired by Elkay

Oak Brook, IL Elkay, the industry's leading producer of stainless steel residential and commercial sinks, has acquired Phylrich International, the Burbank, CA-based manufacturer of decorative plumbing products.

The acquisition, whose terms were not disclosed, supports Elkay's strategy to expand its presence in the luxury faucet market, according to Jim Scott, president, Elkay Division.

"The acquisition of Phylrich will add premium bath products to our growing residential faucet offering," Scott said.

Founded in 1959, Phylrich International produces more than 100 decorative plumbing product lines, according to the company.

With the acquisition, the Phylrich sales and marketing team will be complemented by the Elkay Division's sales and marketing resources, and the California plant operations will be supported by the Elkay's operations management team, Elkay officials added.

Elkay, headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, is also the parent company of Yorktowne Cabinetry, Medallion Cabinetry and MasterCraft Cabinetry, as well as E.B. Tecnica Mexicana and Elkay Canada.