Eby-Brown Co., LLC, Naperville, Ill., reached a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of Liberty USA, a West Mifflin, Pa.-based convenience store supplier servicing 2,000 retail customers in the Midwest, Northeast and East Coast.

The purchase strengthens Eby-Brown’s presence within the state of Pennsylvania and extends its distribution network into the Northeast.

“We are thrilled to welcome the wonderful people of Liberty USA to the Eby-Brown family. Both Eby-Brown and Liberty USA are multi-generational family businesses that have grown through a focus on delivering excellent service and innovation to customers. We look forward to combining two talented teams and are excited to work together on developing new solutions and services that benefit our customers,” says Thomas Wake, co-president of Eby-Brown. “We will maintain both companies’ commitment to service excellence while delivering increased value with best-in-class category management programs, promotional offerings and sophisticated technology.”

Upon closing the transaction, the Pittsburgh facility will operate as Liberty USA, a division of Eby-Brown.