ALBANY, N.Y. — Hohmann & Barnard Inc., a manufacturer of reinforcement, anchoring systems, and accessories for masonry and stone, has acquired Sandell Industries Inc., based in Schenectady, N.Y. Sandell manufactures state-of-the-art flashings, drainage products, and building envelope accessories to the residential and commercial construction industry.

Since its inception more than 50 years ago, the company has earned a reputation as a product innovator and a leader in superior customer support across the industry. Sandell continues to grow its product lines by consistently creating new products and services for the commercial and residential construction industries, including plastics, transportation, construction solutions, and Diedrich Technologies, a leader in high-performance detergent products for building restoration and maintenance.

"We are delighted to announce the addition of Sandell to the H&B family," said Ron Hohmann, Sr., CEO of Hohmann & Barnard. "Their reputation is outstanding, and they bring a group of strong relationships and talents that are a natural fit and expansion to our current business."

"The Sandell team is truly eager about the opportunity," said Saverio Minucci, president and CEO. "With the additional resources of H&B, we will continue the tradition of innovation, with our ‘never give up’ philosophy." Minucci will continue in his role as president of Sandell, and will report to Ron Hohmann, Jr.