Oct. 5 2020 08:36 AM

The supplier has 10 branches across five states.

McKinney, Texas-basedHeritage Landscape Supply Group Inc. acquired Aquarius Supply, an independent distributor of irrigation, outdoor lighting, agronomics and other landscape products. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Aquarius was founded in 1969 by George Beausoleil and is currently managed by his son, Rob. The company operates a network of 10 branches across five states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Rob Beausoleil and the company’s entire sales and operations team will lead the business going forward, which will ensure continuity and consistency for customers and supplier partners. Heritage will continue to operate these locations under the Aquarius Supply name.

“Aquarius Supply adds a strong platform in an important new geography for Heritage - our first expansion into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions with plenty of white space and opportunity for rapid growth,” says Matt McDermott, president of Heritage. “We appreciate Rob’s trust in Heritage as the right growth partner and steward of the Aquarius legacy and we are delighted to welcome the entire Aquarius team to our growing family of companies.”

“After more than 50 years in business, I am honored and excited to announce our new partnership with Heritage,” says Rob Beausoleil. “Heritage is the only company that we believed would take care of our people, treat them like family, and maintain Aquarius’ reputation for providing outstanding customer service in our markets. I am confident we are joining the most positive force and family of companies in the industry we love, and I can’t wait to see what we will accomplish together.”