Global provider of metal coating solutions, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services AZZ Inc has acquired all the assets of Acme Galvanizing Inc, a privately held hot-dip galvanizing and zinc electroplating company based in Milwaukee in Wisconsin in US. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. For more than 100 years, Acme has been providing quality zinc coating processes that include electroplating and hot dip galvanizing to the post fabrication steel market. Acme Galvanizing operates in an 80,000 square foot facility located in Milwaukee. Going forward, AZZ intends to operate the new facility as AZZ Galvanizing and Plating Milwaukee and further extends AZZ’s ability to support customers in the Midwest. The new metal coatings plant will be integrated into AZZ's existing network of hot-dip galvanizing plants, increasing its total hot dip galvanizing network to 40 sites in North America.
AZZ Metal Coatings is a leading provider of metal finishing solutions for corrosion protection, including hot dip galvanizing to the North American steel fabrication industry. AZZ Infrastructure Solutions is dedicated to delivering safe and reliable transmission of power from generation sources to end customers, and automated weld overlay solutions for corrosion and erosion mitigation to critical infrastructure in the energy markets worldwide.