Galvanizer cooperative pushes back against consolidation

Dec 12, 2006 | 07:17 AM | Rory Carroll

More than a dozen after-fabrication galvanizers have banded together to form the Independent Galvanizers Cooperative (IGC) in a bid to protect small, independent companies from the current wave of consolidation in the metal's industry.

"Industry consolidation ongoing for the last decade has become a serious threat to smaller galvanizers that want to remain independent," John Gregor, IGC's chairman and president of Folsom, N.J.,-based American Galvanizing Co. Inc.,....





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