Inpro acquires Buffalo manufacturer

Muskego-based Inpro Corp. has acquired Buffalo, N.Y.-based Fireline 520 LLC, one of the nation’s premier designers and manufacturers of fire barriers for expansion joints.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Fireline 520 will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Inpro will maintain its staff and production operations in Buffalo.

Fireline 520 holds several patents incorporating vapor and water barrier systems to reduce a building’s exposure to the elements.

“Bringing Fireline 520 into the Inpro family is a triple win,” said Marc Holland, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Inpro. “They gain by accessing our resources and leveraging our connections to the architecture and design community. We gain by bringing on board a solid-performing and well-known industry leader in fire barrier development, design and production.”

“Fireline 520 is delighted to now be part of the Inpro family,” said Al Shaw, president of Fireline 520. “I foresee exciting times ahead for both companies.”

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