Rodenhouse Inc. Announces Acquisition by ABC U.S.

Words: Bronzella Cleveland

Rodenhouse Inc. of Grand Rapids, Mich, announced its acquisition by Altenloh, Brinck & Co. U.S. Inc. (ABC U.S.) of Bryan, Ohio. The acquisition was effective Aug. 1, 2017.

Rodenhouse Inc. manufacturers and distributes washers, fasteners and tools to attach various building envelope components, including rigid continuous insulation, building wrap, and lath for adhered masonry. Thermal-Grip®, Plasti-Grip, and Grip-Plate are commonly specified Rodenhouse brands and proudly Made in America. Rodenhouse has worked with ABC U.S. and their Trufast brand of fasteners for more than 20 years.

Manufacturing, sales and distribution, along with the entire staff of Rodenhouse Inc., will remain in Grand Rapids.

ABC U.S. is part of the Altenloh, Brinck & Co. Group headquartered in Ennepetal, Germany, and is responsible for the manufacture, sales and distribution of its Trufast and SPAX brands of engineered fasteners for the North American construction market. ABC U.S. is located in Bryan (Northwestern), Ohio, on the site of the former Trufast Corp., which was acquired by Altenloh, Brinck & Co. in December 2005. The company operates a 196,000-sq.-ft. complex in Bryan, comprising administration, engineering, manufacturing and a central warehouse, in addition to a 55,200-sq.-ft. state-of-the art fastener heat treat facility in Pioneer, Ohio.

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