February 9, 2017

IPS® Corporation Acquires Metacrylics Cool Roof Coatings Company

Compton, CA – IPS Corporation, a leading manufacturer of building and specialty adhesive products, has acquired the Metacrylics roof coatings company, based in Gilroy, CA. This acquisition is in support of the IPS growth strategy within the roofing industry. IPS Roofing Products is best known for its leadership position with roof flashing products for vent pipes, which are manufactured in Tennessee and sold nationally through both wholesale roofing distribution and building products retailers.

Gary Rosenfield, vice president & general manager of the IPS Roofing Products division, commented, “We are extremely excited to enter the fast growth cool roof coatings market with the exceptional products and service proposition provided by Metacrylics. With the resources of IPS Corporation in support of this business, we plan to rapidly build on the previous success and outstanding reputation of Metacrylics. I am looking forward to working with this very talented Metacrylics team to help them continue in that effort.”

Mark Anthenien, president and CEO of Metacrylics, said, “We are delighted to be associated with the IPS organization. With their support, we will be able to expand our resources and reach more customers with the high level of service and support that has become the foundation of our success.”

T. Tracy Bilbrough, chairman and CEO of IPS Corporation, added, “The addition of Metacrylics to our portfolio of brands, product lines, and operating facilities is another exciting step forward in our journey of building a premier platform in industrial and construction related specialty products. We are thrilled to welcome the outstanding team and products of Metacrylics to the IPS family.”

Metacrylics is a leading manufacturer of cool roof coatings, and offers both acrylic and silicone varieties of products. It has a long history of highly successful installations in many regions of the country. Most recently, Metacrylics’ “Extreme Performance” acrylic product has been recognized as a leader in the commercial roofing market due to its outstanding adhesion, ease of installation, higher solar reflectivity rating, and ability to resist debris over time.

About IPS Corporation
IPS Corporation is a leading manufacturer of plumbing and roofing products, solvent cements, and adhesives for residential, commercial, and industrial use. Across all of our brands and product lines, our promise is to provide innovative, reliable products and exceptional service. IPS is headquartered in California, and has operations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, and a worldwide network of sales representatives and distributors. More information is available at

About Metacrylics
Metacrylics has set the standard for nearly 40 years in the energy efficient coatings segment of the roofing market. Based in Gilroy, California, the company manufactures and sells both acrylic and silicone cool roof coatings, and is well recognized for outstanding product performance, consistent quality, and exceptional service. For more information, please visit

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May 12, 2016

IPS® Corporation Acquires Roof Top Blox®

Collierville, TN – IPS Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of Roof Top Blox. Roof Top Blox is a non-metallic pipe support system designed with contractor input to address the wide variety of piping support applications on nearly all commercial roof types.

Roof Top Blox will be integrated into the IPS Roofing Products™ offering, continuing the division’s expectation for quality and innovation in all products. Roof Top Blox will be inventoried in IPS’ two US master distribution centers, as well as in Canada and will be available through the IPS Roofing Products sales organization to new and existing customers.

“We are excited to offer Roof Top Blox, the most innovative system of pipe supports for roofing applications on the market, to roofing distributors and their contractor customers” said Gary Rosenfield, IPS Roofing Products™ vice president and general manager. “Roof Top Blox has already established a strong reputation for reliability and service, and that makes it a great fit with the IPS Roofing Products™ line.”

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Roof Top Blox are designed specifically as roof supports to be used on commercial roof piping support and platform support applications. This revolutionary roof top support block system works with height extension rods, pipe support brackets, pipe roller brackets, strut support brackets, and more and is versatile enough for every roof plumbing support, roof piping support, and roof platform support.

Established in 1954 and headquartered in Compton, CA, IPS Corporation is a trusted leader in adhesives, solvent cements, and numerous components and supplies for the plumbing, roofing, construction and plastic fabrication industries. IPS’ core brands include WELD-ON®, WATER-TITE®, TEST-TITE®, GUY GRAY™, TRUEBRO®, STUDOR®, and SCIGRIP®, and its quality products are manufactured with proven formulation and design using state-of-the-art equipment and manufacturing techniques. IPS Corp. has operations throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, along with a worldwide network of sales representatives and distributors.