HCI Equity Partners-backed Echelon Supply and Service has acquired Berg-Nelson Company.

Berg-Nelson distributes products to industrial end markets and focuses on quick turnaround and specialty applications. The firm is a supplier of hose, gaskets, and industrial products throughout Southern California.

Echelon Supply and Service is a supply chain management and logistics services distributor of hose services. HCI Equity Partners is a private equity firm that focuses on manufacturing and service companies.

“Berg-Nelson is a long-standing market leader in California, and we welcome the highly experienced team at the Company,” said Kevin Kilkelly, president of Echelon Supply and Service. “We believe it represents a compelling opportunity for ESS to gain a strong presence on the West coast to provide our customers with an even larger product portfolio.”

Greenberg Traurig served as legal counsel to ESS.