Plibrico Acquires Refractory Manufacturer, Redline Industries, Inc.
Acquisition Strengthens Plibrico’s Leadership in Refractory Industry
with More Solutions and Customer Care Capabilities
The Plibrico Company, a supplier of monolithic refractories and construction services, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Redline Industries, Inc., solidifying its world-class reputation for innovation and customer satisfaction.
Based in Chicago, IL, Redline Industries, Inc. was founded in 1998 and today is recognized as a first-rate supplier of low-cement refractory castables and gun mixes, having earned industry accolades for the quality of its products and the integrity of its people and business practices. Redline™ refractories are engineered to safeguard furnaces in the high-temperature processing of non-ferrous metals, such as aluminum, as well as prevent furnace heat loss to promote greater energy efficiency.
Plibrico will provide seamless consistency for Redline customers by continuing to manufacture Redline refractories to their current specifications, while promoting the Redline brand within Plibrico’s broad portfolio. Dedicated Redline support experts will carry on serving customers with no interruptions. “This acquisition enhances our ability to better serve our customers,” said Jim Host, Redline’s business development manager.
Commenting on the acquisition, Brad Taylor, President and CEO at Plibrico said, “We are thrilled to bring Redline into the Plibrico family. We believe this acquisition will provide customers with more choices as we leverage our complementary technologies and our core competencies in customer care, product development and manufacturing. The transaction further supports our vision to be customers’ trusted source for refractory solutions, and allows Plibrico to offer an expanded product line that includes alternative technologies for customers to choose from for optimal results.”
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