Basco Shower Enclosures Expands Footprint with Glassource Acquisition

Basco Shower Enclosures, of Mason, Ohio, has acquired Michigan-based Glassource, a tempered glass and shower door solutions provider. According to the announcement, this strategic partnership expands Basco’s corporate footprint, providing broader regional services, and additional product offerings. In addition, the acquisition increases Basco’s overall capacity with a total of three tempering and fabricating locations in Ohio, North Carolina and now Michigan, providing services to the Eastern United States.

“The Glassource acquisition is a great fit for Basco as we are able to improve our speed-to-market capabilities and overall product portfolio,” says George Rohde, Basco’s chairperson/CEO.

Jim Arnold will remain as president of Glassource, and adds, “Basco will bring the necessary resources and investments that will allow Glassource continued growth. Basco will enable us to expand our shower door business as the most comprehensive offering in the industry.”

Like Basco, Glassource is a family-owned and operated company, founded 30 years ago. With more than 100 employees and an extensive list of regional customers, the Glassource leadership team and brand will remain in place.

NGS Acquires CHB Industries and Expands Industry Leadership

National Glazing Solutions (NGS), based in Canton, Ga., has acquired CHB Industries (CHB), based in Hauppauge, N.Y., further expanding its sales and operations teams into the New York and Chicago markets. The acquisition is the first for NGS, and the company has more planned for 2022.

“NGS’ culture of professionalism, reliability, and responsiveness, combined with their mission to make buildings better fits perfectly with what we’ve spent years creating at CHB,” says Carol Borow, owner and president, CHB.

“We are thrilled to join forces with NGS and create something unprecedented in the industry,” adds Dan Venet, CHB executive vice president.

CHB was founded more than 30 years ago by Borow and Venet, with the vision that building owners, property managers, office tenants and homeowners needed services that would make their properties safer, more energy-efficient and attractive and less expensive to manage.

“This acquisition is unparalleled in the history of the window film industry,” states James Beale, managing partner and co-founder of NGS. “It combines the fastest growing and largest window film company, NGS, with the most storied and reputable company in the Northeast and Midwest, CHB. We are excited to add CHB’s team, resources, and 30 years of industry expertise to NGS.”

Beale and Patrick Coyle, NGS co-founder, have assumed leadership responsibilities and management of CHB. Borow and Venet will stay on for six months to help with the transition.

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