Major Incorporate Sold to Shale Inland

Houston, Texas (July 28, 2015) – Major Incorporated, a U.S. Northeast based distributor of pipe, valves, fittings, and actuation solutions, has been acquired by Shale-Inland from Platform Management.

An integrator, distributor, supply house, and valve automation provider primarily focused on the power industry, Major Incorporated ( was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in New Jersey. The company had been a part of the Platform Management family since October 1, 2013, but involved with the Platform executive team for over a decade. Major has relationships with a broad network of top tier manufacturers, over 200 in the power industry alone, giving them the unique ability to source nearly all requests they receive for pipe, valves, and fittings. The company has developed a reputation of providing consistent and reliable services while delivering cost savings to its customers.

Shale-Inland ( is a leading supplier of pipe, valves, and fittings and is also a provider of technical solutions to its customers in the energy and industrial sectors. Shale-Inland’s portfolio of companies includes CF Fluids, Flomax, J&J Alloys, J&J Bar Plus, MultAlloy, Polar Pipe, PVF Florida, Southwest Stainless, Stainless Tubular Products, and Sunbelt Supply.
Said Major Inc. President Dave Kuhn regarding the transaction, “We are very excited about becoming a part of the Shale-Inland family of companies and all of the certain opportunities for growth which that presents.” He continued by expressing his gratitude to Platform Management, “We would like to thank Ionel Nechiti and the ownership group of Platform Management for their strong commitment and experienced stewardship.”

With Shale-Inland’s illustrious experience in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries, this is a tremendous opportunity for Major Inc. to expand into different markets. Kuhn echoed this optimism, stating that “Shale-Inland’s breadth of valve and automation companies dovetail very well with Major Inc.’s supply chain management abilities.”

For more information regarding this transaction, please contact Ionel Nechiti, President of Platform Management, at