Tennessee Galvanizing Company Acquired by Metal Coating Services Firm

Global metal coating services provider AZZ Inc. (Fort Worth, Texas, USA) has completed the purchase of privately held company Tennessee Galvanizing Inc. (Jasper, Tennessee, USA).

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. AZZ expects the facility, which will operate as AZZ Galvanizing–Chattanooga, to be accretive to earnings within the first year of operation.

Founded in 1991, Tennessee Galvanizing Inc. is a leading regional provider of galvanizing services. The company operates four distinct galvanizing lines in its Jasper location, including centrifuge, rod, conveyor, and traditional hot-dip galvanizing.

AZZ Inc. is a global provider of metal coating services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services to the markets of power generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial. The company’s services are designed to protect metal and electrical systems used to build and enhance global infrastructure.

The company’s metal coatings business is a leading provider of metal finishing solutions for corrosion protection, including hot-dip galvanizing to the North American steel fabrication industry. Meanwhile, the company’s energy business is dedicated to delivering a reliable transmission of power from generation sources to end customers, and automated weld overlay solutions for corrosion and erosion mitigation to critical energy infrastructure.

Source: AZZ Inc., www.azz.com.