Fort Worth’s AZZ acquires Garland-based plating company

AZZ Inc. is a global provider of metal coatings services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services. (PRNewsfoto/AZZ Inc.)

Fort Worth-based AZZ Inc. (NYSE: AZZ) announced Aug. 26 it has acquired all the assets of NuZinc LLC, a privately held plating company in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

NuZinc provides electroplating services to the markets of aerospace, defense, telecommunications, medical, transportation and commercial industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. AZZ expects the acquisition will be accretive to earnings within the first year of operation.

Through the acquisition, AZZ gains the plating operations and employees of NuZinc, which operates in a 29,000 square foot facility in Garland. Going forward, AZZ intends to operate the facility as AZZ Powder Coating and Plating – Garland, and will integrate it with existing powder coating and plating operations the company operates in the area.

“With the addition of NuZinc, AZZ now operates six powder coating and plating operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area,” said Michael Doucet, senior vice president of AZZ Surface Technologies. “This acquisition adds value and expands our scope of services for customers throughout North America.”

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Founded in 1993, the NuZinc is a certified women-owned business that provides ISO 9001:2015 certified and RoHS compliant plating processes for customers in aerospace, defense, telecommunications, medical, transportation, and commercial industries.