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American Galvanizing Joins Valmont

Monday, October 12, 2015

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With business portfolio comprising four primary segments—coatings, engineered infrastructure products and services, utility support structures and irrigation—Valmont Industries is expanding its coatings footprint with the acquisition of Folsom, NJ’s American Galvanizing Company.

Omaha, NE-based Valmont announced the acquisition Oct. 1. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Leader in Hot-Dip Galvanizing

Established in 1982, American Galvanizing Company is a leader in hot-dip galvanizing in the Northeast United States. American Galvanizing provides corrosion protection services to structural steel fabricators and steel manufacturers throughout the Northeast region. They have earned a highly respected reputation within the industry for excellent customer service and the high quality of their work.

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Valmont Industries is expanding its coatings footprint with the acquisition of American Galvanizing Company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"Bringing together these companies provides exciting opportunities for our business and employees,” said John Gregor, president of American Galvanizing Company.

“The cultural match is very good. Customer focus is the basis of what both companies value. We look forward to being part of the Valmont team," he added.

Expanded Coatings Network

Founded in 1946, Valmont is a global leader in designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity.

In its coatings segment, Valmont provides coatings services that protect against corrosion and improve the service lives of steel and other metal products.

The acquisition increases Valmont Coatings' network to 33 facilities located in 6 countries around the world.

"I am excited for Valmont Coatings to better serve galvanizing customers in the Northeast United States,” Rick Cornish, group president of Valmont's Global Coatings Segment, said.

“American Galvanizing will continue to offer its customers the same great service they have enjoyed for so many years, supported by our coast-to-coast network of facilities in North America."

The company’s products for infrastructure serve highway, transportation, wireless communication, electric transmission, and industrial construction and energy markets.

Its mechanized irrigation equipment for large-scale agriculture improves farm productivity while conserving fresh water resources.


Tagged categories: Acquisitions; American Galvanizing Company; Asia Pacific; Business matters; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Galvanized steel; Industry News; Latin America; Mergers; North America; Program/Project Management

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