COLUMBUS - Columbus-based Grammer Industries, Inc. has announced its acquiistion of Sterling Transport Co. Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Grammer is a provider of bulk hazardous chemicals transportation services. The company has 17 facilities located near major chemical production areas across the nation. 

The combined business will have 22 terminals, 350 tractors, 850 specialty trailers and over 500 drivers and owner-operators who will continue to support more than 2,000 delivery points serving over 500 customers. 

“This is an exciting development for Sterling’s customers, drivers and its team of dedicated associates,” said Bart Middleton, chief executive officer of Grammer, in a news release. “As part of the Grammer family, Sterling will gain access to a broader set of resources which will enable the company to expand its service offering to its loyal customer base.”