AZZ Inc., a global provider of metal coating and welding solutions, as well as electrical equipment and highly engineered services, announced that it has acquired all the assets of Acme Galvanizing, Inc.
Acme is a privately held hot-dip galvanizing and zinc electroplating company that’s based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. For more than 100 years, its has been providing quality metal coating services to the post-fabrication steel market.
Through the acquisition, AZZ adds a well-established successful metal coatings operation with a diverse customer base, which operates in an 80,000 square foot facility in Milwaukee.
“We are pleased with the synergistic acquisition of Acme, as we continue to execute our strategic plan to drive profitable growth and strengthen our overall Metal Coatings business,” said Bryan L. Stovall, president and COO of AZZ Metal Coatings. “With the acquisition of Acme, AZZ enhances its scope of metal coating services in the Midwest with the addition of four advanced fully automated zinc plating lines and a totally enclosed galvanizing kettle.”
Going forward, AZZ intends to operate the new facility as AZZ Galvanizing and Plating – extending its ability to support customers in the Midwest. The metal coatings plant will be integrated into AZZ’s existing network of hot-dip galvanizing plants, increasing its total hot-dip galvanizing network to 40 sites in North America.
“We welcome Acme’s employees and customers to AZZ and look forward to a seamless integration with uninterrupted customer service,” added Stovall.