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Industry Services acquires Oak Mountain, Bisxo and Glasrock

Industry Services Co (ISC), a provider of industrial maintenance services and a portfolio company of Osceola Capital, has acquired three additional refractory and industrial maintenance services companies: Oak Mountain Industries, Bisco Refractories, and Glasrock.  

Oak Mountain Industries (OMI), headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is a refractory solutions provider specializing in refractory maintenance, installation, and product selection and supply. The company services industrial customers in the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast. OMI services a broad range of industries, including steel, coke, cement and aluminum. 

Bisco Refractories, headquartered in Birmingham, AL, provides a full range of refractory services, including plant maintenance, installation services, precast shape fabrication, and large project capabilities. The company serves a diverse customer base in the Southeast and Midwest. Bisco’s end market experience includes steel, cement, foundries, coke, petrochemical, aluminum, glass, and power plants. 

Glasrock, headquartered in Ontario, Canada, provides refractory maintenance, installation services, precast shape fabrication, and large project capabilities to industrial customers across Canada. Glasrock services customers in a diverse set of end markets, including blast furnaces, steel, coke, aluminum and foundries. 

“We’re excited to partner with the teams at OMI, Bisco and Glasrock. These companies strengthen our existing footprint in the Southeast and Midwest, expand our operations into the Northeast and Canada, and add expertise in strategic new end markets. We believe that this combination will benefit our customers with a greatly expanded geographic footprint, service offering, and end market capabilities,” says Shawn Hunter, CEO of Industry Services Co. 

Ben Moe, Managing Partner of Osceola Capital, states: “Each of these companies is a leader in its respective market and services a high-quality and diverse customer base. These partnerships have further positioned ISC as a leader in refractory and plant maintenance solutions, and we look forward to continue pursuing an aggressive acquisition growth strategy.” 

KPMG Corporate Finance and Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith acted as financial advisor and legal counsel, respectively, to the sellers. ISC is actively looking for add-on opportunities. 

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