Garland® Industries, Inc., has acquired Merchant and Evans, Inc., a metal roof systems manufacturer, adding the company to its growing portfolio of building materials manufacturers and distributors. Garland Industries is a family of 18 vertically integrated companies with the majority of them specializing in developing and manufacturing waterproofing solutions for the industrial, commercial, and residential markets.
The addition of Merchant and Evans into the Garland Industries family solidifies Garland’s position as a leading provider of metal solutions for the building envelope. This acquisition will bolster product offerings and manufacturing capabilities of Garland’s existing metal business while also promoting the sharing of resources and collaboration on future product development.
Merchant and Evans has an expansive and diverse line of products, including metal roof systems; wall, fascia, and soffit profiles; perimeter edge metal; and accessories. Merchant and Evans and its flagship ZIP-RIB® product have strong, well-established reputations in the industry for performance and excellence. Since 1866, the company has provided customers with a highly diversified line of products with numerous profiles, materials, and finishes that allow them to accommodate the widest range of architectural aesthetics.