Home Rural Builder Digital Editions2022 March Edition Parent Company of Covertech Acquires Reflectix Insulation

Parent Company of Covertech Acquires Reflectix Insulation

by Linda Schmid

Balcan Innovations Inc., the parent company of Covertech Flexible Packaging, which manufactures rFOIL insulation, has acquired Reflectix Inc., a leader in reflective insulation and radiant barriers.

“The acquisition of Reflectix brings the two top reflective insulation and radiant barrier manufacturers under one umbrella at Balcan Innovations,” says John Starr, vice president, Covertech/rFOIL Division. “We will continue to manufacture products recognized for their thermal performance and ease of installation for a growing number of markets.”

Eric Orologio, president of Balcan, says the acquisition demonstrates Balcan’s vision to be the North American leader in custom films, flexible packaging and reflective insulation with a commitment to excellence and innovation.

Orologio says, “This acquisition will allow us to broaden the range of solutions to customers while continuing our commitment to quality, innovation and service.”

Reflectix began as an energy-management company in the early 1980s and became a reflective insulation and radiant barriers leader. Reflectix is dedicated to researching, developing and manufacturing technically advanced energy barriers designed to reduce consumption and be non-detrimental to the environment. The developed products are safe, easy to use, and provide significant economy for the user wherever there is a desire to control heating and cooling. Reflectix has achieved the ISO certification to ensure its customers’ highest and consistent product quality.

rFOIL insulation is a single or double layer of polyethylene bubbles bonded to and sandwiched between a highly reflective surface and a white polyethylene sheet. rFOIL is recognized for its thermal performance, easy installations, versatility, and environmental friendliness and offers a number of advantages over traditional insulations. Its unique construction is specially designed to reduce radiant heat gain or loss in residential, commercial, post-frame, metal frame and HVAC applications. 

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