Mergers Acquisitions  
UL Acquisition Expands Coverage  
to Include the Building Façades  
lobal safety company Under-  
writers Laboratories (UL)  
acquired building envelope  
service provider CLEB, increasing its  
footprint in the construction market.  
Terms of the transaction, which closed  
on May 5, were not disclosed.  
Montreal-based CLEB is a privately  
owned business that conducts building  
envelope testing, building forensic ser-  
vices, field testing and building system  
commissioning services.  
“Entering the building envelope and  
building sciences market is a natural  
progression to broaden our business  
focus from largely fire and security  
testing and certification services to  
include the construction market with  
premium, high-quality, science-driven Through its acquisition of CLEB, UL is further expanding its coverage in the  
services,”UL told USGlass magazine in building envelope market.  
a statement.  
CLEB will continue to be led by its envelope community,” says Goncalves, broader range of complementary ser-  
president Mario Goncalves. He will re- now CLEB’s principal and global busi- vices and expertise.’’  
port to Kevin Faltin, director of build- ness leader of building science tech-  
ing materials and suppression at UL. nologies.“…. Combining with UL will operate as CLEB, a UL Company. The  
We are excited by this opportunity allow us to significantly accelerate our group’s building science leadership  
The newly acquired company will  
to join forces with UL and provide growth and access to global markets,in will be based out of the Montreal and  
best-in-class services to the building addition to providing our clients with a Northbrook, Ill., headquarters.  
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Building Products Inc. (IBP) million, Legacy Glass & Supply ex-  
“With combined annualized rev-  
recently completed several ac- pands our product offerings in the enues of $11 million, CGA and ACG  
quisitions, including Legacy Glass & greater Orlando market by adding an further diversifies our product and  
Supply Inc. in Sanford, Fla., as well extensive line of shower doors, shelv- end-market mix, while enhancing our  
as Custom Glass Atlanta Inc. (CGA) ing, mirrors and bath accessories,” footprint in the Southeastern U.S.,”  
and Atlanta Commercial Glazing says IBP CEO Jeff Edwards. “Legacy adds Edwards. “Our pipeline of po-  
Inc. (ACG).  
Founded in 2005, Legacy provides acquisition of 2017 and I am pleased We continue to focus on selectively  
shower glass, shelving and bathroom to welcome them to the IBP family.” acquiring well-managed and comple-  
Glass & Supply represents our fifth tential acquisitions remains strong.  
mirrors primarily for single-family resi-  
dential customers.  
The purchase of CGA and ACG mentary residential and commercial  
consists of five branches throughout installers.” n  
USGlass, Metal & Glazing | July 2017  

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