FAIRLAWN, Ohio - Firestone Building Products Company, a division of BFS Diversified Products LLC, purchased GenFlex Building Products, a division of chemicals maker Omnova Solutions Inc. GenFlex was comprised of 100 employees and had been in operation since 1980. Firestone will acquire a manufacturing plant in Tuscumbia/Muscle Shoals, Ala., a warehouse in Columbus, Ohio, and the GenFlex headquarters office in Maumee, Ohio. All current and future roofing warranty liabilities of the GenFlex business are also transferred to Firestone.
"I want to thank each of our associates in the GenFlex business for their dedication and service to the company." said Kevin McMullen, the chairman and CEO of OMNOVA. "Their efforts have made the GenFlex name synonymous with quality and innovation. We wish them continued success."
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Firestone Purchases GenFlex
November 9, 2006