Ball Consulting Announces Sale of Business to Smooth-On Inc.

Hiram Ball, president of Ball Consulting Ltd. has announced the sale of Ball Consulting Ltd. to Smooth-On Inc. of Easton, Pa. Ball Consulting is based in Ambridge, Pa, with a second office in Tempe, Ariz.

For over 30 years, Ball Consulting Ltd. has been supplying manufacturers around the world with specialty materials, such as Forton VF-774, glass fiber and equipment to fabricate Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) and architectural precast concrete. Ball Consulting has also enjoyed significant success with a line of custom blended cements and in advising customers on design and production set up of Glass Fiber Reinforced Gypsum (GRG) applications.

Clay Western, vice president of Smooth-On Inc. states that, “we are thrilled to have this opportunity to work with Hiram Ball and his team. Hiram is a worldwide respected authority on concrete, GFRC and other material technologies. His expertise in these areas is second to none and he possesses a unique ability to combine material and application know-how to help fabricators realize their production goals. There is a true synergy between our two companies.”

In addition to providing materials and value added services to the concrete industry, Ball Consulting has offered mold making rubbers, casting resins, foams and other materials to life casters and sculptors.

For more information, contact Smooth-On at (800) 762-0744.

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