Houck Group, Inc. has announced the acquisition of the business assets of Dover-based Progressive Services, Inc. (PSI) to enhance its roofing and roof maintenance capabilities. Houck will employ PSI’s people and acquire their business assets, and the business will operate under the Houck brand.
Houck, founded in 1947 by Lawrence E. Houck, began as small, masonry contracting business. Lawrence’s son, Gary L. Houck, assumed leadership in 1970 and ownership in 1980. Under Gary’s leadership, the company expanded its capabilities to include commercial, industrial and institutional masonry restoration, caulking/joint system repairs, waterproofing and protective coatings, concrete rehabilitation, industrial welding, fabrication and installation, flooring, roofing, and roof maintenance.
Houck’s roofing division offers a wide variety of roofing systems, including EPDM, TPO, single-ply, built-up, modified, garden and patio systems, metal, copper, slate and shingles. With the addition of the PSI resources, Houck will increase its structural and architectural metal applications.
The business, now operated by CEO, Gary, and President/COO, Lin Sensenig, has been honored with many local and national awards over the years for their craftsmanship, commitment to safety and their contributions to the industry and community. The culture of “Safety First” is fundamental to their success. Houck makes a continual, conscientious effort to protect its team and maintain a safe environment for all involved.
Gary and Lin are excited about the acquisition as it will not only strengthen and expand Houck’s service offerings to building owners and facility and property managers in Central PA, but also across the mid-Atlantic region. Houck’s constant mission is to be “The Choice… from floor to roof” – to its clients, vendors and employees. Both Houck and PSI have strong reputations for standing behind the quality of their workmanship. Houck’s goal is to exceed expectations. The purchase of PSI, whose mission falls directly in line with Houck’s commitment to performing with honor, humility and humor, will serve to strengthen the mission and contribute to the company’s growth.
“Houck has always been a family-oriented company, and we’re thrilled to be adding the folks from PSI to our family,” said Matthew Moul, Vice President of Houck’s roofing division. Matt will be facilitating the conversion process – which includes the handling of client and employee transition. He shared that they expect the onboarding process to be completed by October 1, 2020.
More information about the building envelope preservation solutions provided by Houck can be found at the company website: https://www.houcks.com/