WYLIE, Texas — Carlisle Hardcast LLC (Hardcast), a wholly owned subsidiary of Carlisle Construction Materials LLC, announced it has acquired the assets of Gripnail Corporation (Gripnail), based in East Providence, Rhode Island. The business acquired from Gripnail will become part of Carlisle Hardcast, within the Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM) segment of Carlisle Companies Incorporated.

Hardcast, based in Wylie, Texas, is comprised of Hardcast Duct Sealants and Insulation Adhesives, DynAir Duct Hardware and Accessories, and the Nexus 4- Bolt Flange Closure System.

 “Becoming part of Hardcast and Carlisle affords great opportunity for our employees, customers and for the HVAC industry as a whole,” said Chris Ryding, CEO of Gripnail Corporation. “We are all ready to make a bigger impact together.”

“Gripnail joining Hardcast represents many exciting opportunities to expand resources and broaden our collective footprint in the air-distribution space,” said Sal Fasanella, general manager of Hardcast. “This acquisition fits with Hardcast’s plans to provide more complete solutions and support for the HVAC sheet metal industry.”

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