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Gruvlok® SLT Fittings with SlideLOK® Couplings

April 3, 2020

Gruvlok® SLT Fittings with SlideLOK® Couplings are the Fire Protection Industry’s Only Ready for Installation Cap and End of Line Fitting

Anvil International’s new Gruvlok® Coupling with pre-installed SLT Fittings install 5 times faster than industry standard grooved fittings in fire protection systems. Click on link above to continue to read the product news release.


May 29, 2019

Anvil International (“Anvil”) and Smith-Cooper International (“SCI”) today announced the completion of their merger.  While the companies are now under the same corporate ownership, Anvil and SCI sales, customer service, and fulfillment will continue to operate separately for the foreseeable future.  The combined company is majority owned by Tailwind Capital, a middle market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments in targeted sectors within industrial services, business services and healthcare.


April 26, 2019

Anvil International (“Anvil”), a global designer, manufacturer and provider of high-quality products that connect and support piping systems, and Smith-Cooper International (“SCI”), a global designer and provider of branded, high-quality pipes, valves, and fittings, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge.  The combined company will be majority owned by Tailwind Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Anvil International acquires FlexHead Industries, Inc. and SprinkFLEX, LLC assets from Atkore International Group Inc.

April 2, 2018

Anvil International, a leading North American manufacturer and supplier of products that connect, hang and support piping systems has announced that it has acquired the assets of FlexHead Industries, Inc. and SprinkFLEX, LLC which manufacture and hold patents for both FlexHead® and SprinkFLEX® brands of adjustable sprinkler piping drops for fire sprinkler applications in drop ceiling spaces and other applications.