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Garland Industries Announces Merger Of IMETCO And Merchant & Evans

Cleveland, OH - Garland Industries Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance roofing and building envelope products for commercial, industrial and institutional markets, has announced the merger of two of its 18 vertically integrated companies, IMETCO (the Innovative Metals Company) and Merchant & Evans.

The majority of Garland's companies specialize in developing and manufacturing waterproofing solutions for the
industrial, commercial and residential markets. According to an announcement by Garland about the new merger, the combining 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."

The release continues, "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, including 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,” said Joe Orlando, president of IMETCO.


IMETCO_logoIMETCO manufactures metal products for the building envelope, including metal roofing, metal wall, and metal deck systems and accessories. For more information, visit

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