M-D buys RCR’s weatherstripping businesses

OKLAHOMA CITY & BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — Oklahoma City‐based M‐D Building Products, Inc. has purchased a majority of the assets of RCR International, Inc. and its Chicago‐based wholly‐owned subsidiary, W.J. Dennis. RCR International and W.J. Dennis produce and distribute weather‐stripping, insulation components, screening, snow brushes, squeegees, and other hardware and seasonal products for the retail market in North America. RCR’s carpet and rug runners business was is the only category which was not acquired as part of the transaction. RCR entered bankruptcy protection earlier this year.

M-D, which recently completed the acquisition of Morse Industries, regards Canada as a “market where we see significant growth potential,” says Joe Comitale, president of M‐D Canada.