Comprised of 18 vertically integrated companies, the majority of whom specialize in developing and manufacturing waterproofing solutions for the industrial, commercial and residential markets, Garland Industries, Inc. has announced that two of these companies will join forces and merge in 2021.
The combination of IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) and Merchant & Evans, Inc. will galvanize their joint position as a leading provider of metal solutions for the building envelope while promoting the sharing of resources and collaboration on future product development.
This newly formed joint entity offers an expansive and industry best line of products, including metal roof systems; wall, fascia and soffit profiles; fully integrated rainscreen solutions, decking products, sound control, perimeter edge metal and accessories.
Merchant & Evans, Inc. and its flagship ZIP-RIB™ panel will continue to be a core product offering along with IMETCO’s innovative IntelliScreen™ rainscreen offering. Both IMETCO and Merchant & Evans will collectively bring their longstanding history of capabilities to the marketplace that includes engineering expertise, in-house detailing, contractor support, custom manufacturing and numerous profiles and finishes that offer the widest range of architectural aesthetics.
“This merger will not only allow us to better serve our customers by providing them with a wider array of product and service options, but it will also allow us to combine our expertise and resources to continue developing innovative and market changing technology,”
Joe Orlando, President of IMETCO