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Garland Industries Acquires DryDog Barriers, Expands Line of Waterproofing Products

Garland Industries, Inc. announced acquiring DryDog Barriers, LLC, a manufacturer of waterproofing products and related accessories for the residential and commercial marketplace, expanding its line of high-performance, below-grade waterproofing solutions for the building envelope. The DryDog line of products and services will be integrated into GMX, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Garland Industries and a leading manufacturer of waterproofing solutions for the industrial, educational, commercial and residential markets.

“The partnership with DryDog positions our newly merged company to take advantage of the gradual improvement of the new residential construction market and better suits us to pursue commercial waterproofing opportunities,” explains Tom Carney, GMX General Manager.

Operating under the GMX brand, DryDog products will enhance GMX’s ability to continue providing the industry’s most innovative moisture management solutions for the building envelope. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, DryDog has a longstanding history of providing quality product solutions that meet the industry’s toughest demands while offering premium waterproofing protection.

“The combined resources of the companies will enable GMX to better serve our existing account base and continue developing innovative product solutions for moisture and air flow management,” reports Lindsay Castles, president of DryDog Barriers.

Ultra Shield consistently ranks among the most popular specified, recommended and applied waterproofing materials. Over the past 25 years, GMX applicators have waterproofed millions of square feet of exterior foundation wall space and flat work. The employee owners of GMX and Garland Industries provide solutions for the most challenging waterproofing problems. As part of our array of services, we provide:

Environmentally safe, cost effective waterproofing systems from an industry-leading supplier.

Professional bid packages and project documentation for builders, contactors and code officials.

Local, professional installation through GMX’s Authorized Applicator Network.
Long-term product and performance warranties.

As a member of the Garland Industries family of companies, GMX shares Garland’s state of the art research and development facility and its production facilities as required. This relationship ensures that our products meet and exceed the most stringent ASTM and ICC industry standards.

GMX is a manufacturer and supplier of below-grade waterproofing products for the building envelope and is the only ISO 9001: 2008 certified manufacturer of residential and commercial waterproofing systems. GMX Ultra-Shield® products are engineered to provide superior protection against water intrusion and degradation, guarding your building and its contents from moisture.

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