ARF adds roll forming expertise, West Coast presence to metal fabrication leader.
American Roll Form Products (ARF), a full-service, custom metal fabricator, announced its acquisition by Hynes Industries, a 90-year-old leader in roll formed shapes and strip steel products. The deal closed on Aug. 18, 2015.
“We are excited for this new chapter in ARF’s history,” said ARF President Phil Misch. “ARF brings 55 years of experience and roll forming expertise to Hynes, along with West Coast manufacturing capabilities and salesforce. I’m looking forward to transitioning into my new role as Vice President of Sales and General Manager, in which I will continue to guide our Painesville division.”
Headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio, Hynes Industries serves the truck trailer, solar, overhead door, steel service center and industrial markets. The company specializes in standard and custom roll formed steel shapes, slit coil and strip steel products, specialty wire and flat wire shapes. ARF offers metal fabrication processes, engineering consulting services, inventory management, assembly and shipping.
“We are pleased to have their team join our family,” said Hynes Industries CEO Greg Gyllstrom in a release announcing the acquisition. “They bring new markets, valuable expertise, additional manufacturing capacity plus a manufacturing and commercial presence on the West Coast. Our commitment to our customers is redoubled as we serve them with absolute reliability.”
ARF will be rebranded under Hynes Industries, and its 110 employees will join the company’s team of 160. As a result of the acquisition, Hynes Industries will have manufacturing operations in Youngstown, Ohio, Painesville, Ohio, Las Vegas, Nevada and Kokomo, Indiana.
About American Roll Form Products
Founded in 1960, ARF (www.arfpcorp.com) has evolved from a dedicated roll forming operation into a metal fabrication partner offering a full range of metal fabrication, engineering and supply chain services.
The company specializes in multi-process manufacturing projects and producing complex linear shapes through roll forming, a highly stable and efficient in-line fabrication process. Its products can be found everywhere from construction and transportation to the energy sector.
ARF serves its customers, which include regional firms, Fortune 50 companies and major OEMs throughout the U.S., from its three manufacturing facilities in Painesville, Ohio and North Las Vegas, Nevada.
About Hynes Industries
Headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio, Hynes Industries (www.hynesindustries.com/) is a leading North American manufacturer of rolled formed shapes, strip steel and flat wire. Hynes is a trusted partner to a diversified base of premier customers operating within the truck trailer, building and construction products, home and long-term care products and a variety of other markets.