MRC Global Closes Hypteck Acquisition

Jun 10, 2014, 08:48 ET from MRC Global Inc.

HOUSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc. (NYSE: MRC) announced today that its MRC Teamtrade subsidiary has closed the previously announced acquisition of Hypteck AS. Headquartered in Skotselv, Norway, Hypteck is a Norwegian provider of instrumentation and process control products to the offshore, marine and onshore industries with a focus on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

Andrew Lane, MRC Global Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are pleased to have closed this important acquisition and are looking forward to the positive contribution Hypteck can add to our offshore capabilities."

About MRC Global Headquartered in Houston, Texas, MRC Global, a Fortune 500 company, is the largest global distributor of pipe, valves, and fittings and related products and services to the energy industry, based on sales, and supplies these products and services across each of the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. More information about MRC Global can be found at


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