Synalloy Completes the Sale of Ram-Fab

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Sept. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synalloy Corporation (Nasdaq:SYNL), a growth oriented company that engages in a number of diverse business activities including the production of stainless steel pipe, fiberglass and steel storage tanks, and specialty chemicals, announces the sale of Ram-Fab, LLC in Crossett, Arkansas to a subsidiary of Primoris Services Corporation (Nasdaq:PRIM). The transaction closed on August 29, 2014 and was valued at less than $10 million.

"The sale of Ram-Fab completes Synalloy's exit from the custom piping systems fabrication business," said Craig Bram, Synalloy's President and CEO. "Ram-Fab's personnel and customers are in excellent hands with the Primoris team, while the sale of Ram-Fab allows Synalloy to redirect both capital and management resources to other opportunities within the Company."

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