Mass. Firm Sells Edge Metal Business Unit

Agawam, MA – OMG, Inc. announced it has sold substantially all the assets of its edge metal business, including the facility, intellectual property and inventory to Metal-Era, Inc. of Waukesha, Wis. The deal is effective immediately and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

OMG acquired the Asheville, N.C.-based edge metal business from the W.P. Hickman Company in 2013. The edge metal product line includes a variety of engineered fascia, coping, water control systems, and related accessories for commercial roofing applications.

Hubert McGovern, president and CEO of OMG, said, “This divestiture enables us to increase our focus on our core strengths in induction fastening, mechanical fastening, and adhesive, drain and solar technologies.”

OMG EdgeSystems operated as a business unit under the company’s OMG Roofing Products Division. OMG EdgeSystems is based in Asheville, N.C., and includes approximately 80,000sf of office, warehouse, and manufacturing space, as well as 52 people involved in manufacturing, engineering, sales, and customer service.

Headquartered in Agawam, OMG, Inc. is a manufacturer and global supplier of fasteners, products and technology for the commercial roofing and residential construction markets. The company’s focus is delivering innovative solutions that improve safety, quality, and productivity in construction applications.

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