AZZ Acquires Texas-Based Coater
Enhanced Powder Coating is a privately held, high-specification, NADCAP-certified provider of powder coating, plating and anodizing services based in Gainesville, Texas.
AZZ Inc., a global provider of galvanizing services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets, has acquired the assets of Enhanced Powder Coating (EPC), a privately held, high-specification, Nadcap-certified provider of powder coating, plating and anodizing services based in Gainesville, Texas.
Founded in 2003, EPC offers a full spectrum of finish technology, including powder coating, abrasive blasting and plating for heavy industrial, transportation, aerospace and light commercial industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. AZZ anticipates the acquisition will be accretive to earnings within the first year of operation.
“The acquisition of EPC is a great addition to AZZ and enhances our position as a metal coatings solutions leader,” says Tim Pendley, senior vice president and chief operating officer of AZZ Metal Coatings. “This acquisition is consistent with our strategic initiative to grow our Metal Coatings segment with products and services that complement our industry-leading galvanizing business. We are pleased to welcome EPC’s employees to AZZ, and look forward to providing our customers with high quality service, and expanded coatings technology.”
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