WEST CHESTER, Ohio – ClarkDietrich Building Systems today announced that it has purchased the Vinyl Corp. business from Worthington Industries, Inc. Located in Miami, Fla., Vinyl Corp. is one of the largest, full-line vinyl bead and trim manufacturers in the U.S. The company’s products include beads, trims and control joints for stucco/plaster, drywall, exterior insulation finish systems (EIFS) and direct-applied exterior finish systems (DEFS).

The acquisition of Vinyl Corp. expands ClarkDietrich’s ability to deliver innovative products and services that provide the industry with the most comprehensive solutions for interior and exterior light gauge steel framing systems.

“This acquisition brings together two leading companies with complementary strategic visions and technology, and a shared commitment to customer satisfaction,” says Bill Courtney, president and CEO of ClarkDietrich Building Systems. “Together, we are well-positioned to better serve our combined customer base with more products and resources than ever before.”

Beginning immediately, ClarkDietrich will execute the planned integration of the two companies’ products, customers and employees to ensure a smooth transition that will deliver immediate value for customers, partners and stakeholders. Vinyl Corp. currently has 34 employees.

ClarkDietrich offers the world’s largest selection of steel framing and finishing products, with a 40-year reputation for quality manufacturing. The company offers a full line of drywall studs and accessories, structural studs and joists, metal lath and accessories, shaft wall studs and track, interior finishing products, and connectors and accessories for commercial and residential construction. ClarkDietrich cold-formed steel products are available nationwide and are precision manufactured from corrosion-resistant galvanized steel.