Need Help? (888) 742-5060

In The News:

Gibraltar Acquires RBI

Gibraltar Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: ROCK), Buffalo, NY, a manufacturer and distributor of products for residential and industrial markets, has acquired RBI Solar Inc., Rough Brothers Manufacturing Inc. and affiliates for $130 million.

Ohio-based RBI, with revenues of $164 million in 2014, is a manufacturer of photovoltaic solar racking.

This acquisition will enable Gibraltar to leverage its expertise in structural metals manufacturing and materials sourcing to meet fast-growing global demand for solar racking. 

"Adding RBI not only accelerates our entry into this attractive and fast-growing sector, but also broadens our portfolio of products serving critical infrastructure markets around the world," said Gibraltar CEO Frank Heard.

© 2019 Gale Media, Inc.

Please do not reprint MDM's content on your website without MDM's express permission as it is copyrighted material. To gain permission, email us, or call 1-888-742-5060. For information on PDF or print reprints, visit MDM welcomes inbound links from your site. Please cite Modern Distribution Management.

2018-top-distributors-listThe 2018 Top Distributors List

This free PDF includes lists of top distribution companies across 14 sectors.

You will also receive MDM Update, our daily distribution e-newsletter & other distribution-focused content.

Download the Free PDF now >>

MDM-UpdateMDM Update: Daily Newsletter 

Sign up to read the best source for news & trends in wholesale distribution, MDM Update. Delivered daily to your inbox. 

Sign-up for MDM Update >>

Partner Center