CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - MiTek completed a North American sales and distribution agreement with OZCO Building Products, best known for originating the Ornamental Wood Ties (OWT) hardware category, offering superior-quality structural connectors for use in decks, pergolas, benches, fences, gates, posts, gardens, planters, and more. OZCO is equally renown for setting the highest standards in retail displays, product installation training, and product knowledge.
As part of this new partnership, OZCO and its products will have access to MiTek’s North American sales force, and will be available through MiTek’s large footprint of retail and pro-dealer customers. OZCO products will now have access to the broad range of US & Canadian dealer locations that work closely with MiTek, while also tapping into the ever-growing MiTek customer base that has been converting to MiTek’s award-winning software, connectors, fasteners, and adhesives.
For retailers, OZCO’s reputation for quality products is matched only by the quality of its merchandizing displays, which feature visually distinctive color packaging and merchandizing displays that draw the buyers’ attention, while also offering an unrivaled depth of resources for product knowledge.
“Recently, OZCO Building Products has enjoyed tremendous growth, primarily because of our high-quality products combined with our top-tier dealer network,” said OZCO’s Ian Hill. “Now, in our never-ending quest to set higher standards as the leader in the Ornamental Wood Ties category, we couldn’t have asked for a better partner than MiTek. MiTek’s corporate culture and vision are a great fit for OZCO.”
“MiTek is committed to innovation leadership across multiple categories, and OZCO will perfectly complement our MiTek Builder Products offerings,” said Tom Mort, Senior Vice President of its Builder Products division. “Moreover, OZCO has achieved a very high standard for its retail displays and product training. MiTek welcomes the opportunity to offer this to our customers, along with OZCO’s highly distinctive product offerings. We are delighted with this new partnership. As the market dynamic changes, MiTek and its partners will continue to deliver Best in Class products and services as we set about delivering a New Standard of performance within the marketplace and to our valued customers.”
OZCO Building Products is known for disruptive innovations and product design features that accelerate installation, while enhancing the attractiveness of the end-users’ projects. OZCO is the originator and leader in the Ornamental Wood Ties (OWT) hardware category, offering high-quality structural connectors for use in decks, pergolas, arbors, pavilions, planters, and more. OZCO also offers a great selection of specialty fasteners through its OWT Timber Screws and OWT Timber Bolts product lines, and OZ-Post features the largest selection of drivable post anchors for fence, deck and sign installations. The OZCO family of products are designed and manufactured for superior performance, visual appeal, and functionality, all with innovations so revolutionary they have been granted US patents and patent-pending status. Learn More: https://www.OZCObp.com
MiTek is a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial, construction sectors. MiTek Industries’ passion for its associates’ well-being and its customers’ success is the company’s hallmark. A Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) since 2001, MiTek has operations in more than 40 countries on six continents. Learn more: www.MiTek-us.com and www.MII.com.
A division of MiTek USA, Inc., the MiTek Builder Products division integrates a number of businesses, building products and brands which MiTek has assembled after a remarkable series of acquisitions. These product brands include USP Structural Connectors, the Z4 Tie-Down System, and Hardy Frame panels, as well as design software solutions for decks and structural connectors for the USP Structural Connectors brand. Also offered through the MiTek Builder Products division is SAPPHIRE™ Supply, an estimating and design module within the MiTek SAPPHIRE software suite, designed for lumber and building material suppliers. This module is also compatible with SAPPHIRE Viewer for collaboration with builders and others in the design and optimization of the wood structural frame. Learn more: www.MitekBuilderProducts.com
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