merger & acquisition

Kiely Family of Companies Acquires Barton Construction Corp.

The Kiely Family of Companies, a leader in utility construction, headquartered in Tinton Falls, announced the acquisition of Toms River-based Barton Construction Corporation. Bringing more than 40 years of knowledge and experience to the water resources industry, Barton Construction Corp, a family owned business, performs a variety of service offerings such as fire hydrant repairs and replacements, valve insertions, line stops, treatment plant construction, and mechanical piping, to name a few.

This acquisition further develops and enhances the water resources division of the Kiely Family of Companies, which contracts with utilities, municipalities and private contractors and offers all facets of water resources work including transmission, distribution, treatment, storage, and design-build services.

“We are excited to welcome Barton Construction to the Kiely family,” said John M. Kiely, president of the Kiely Family of Companies. “We continuously look to strategically grow the Kiely Family of Companies to offer extensive resources, strict compliance, and innovative solutions for our customers. The addition of Barton Construction to our family of companies significantly strengthens our ability to serve our growing water resources division, providing our customers and their stakeholders with quality service performed by our highly trained team members,” Kiely continued.

The acquisition was completed on February 9.

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