Insulfoam is the leading manufacturer in North America of block molded expanded polystyrene (EPS) products used as insulation for building and construction applications. Insulfoam operates from 13 plants nationally with annual revenues of approximately $200 million. Insulfoam was one of three operating divisions of Premier Industries.

ZS Role

Zachary Scott was engaged as exclusive financial advisor to plan and execute the divestiture of all of Premier Industries’ divisions including its Plastics Products Division (2005), Premier Building Systems Division (2007), and Insulfoam Division (2007).


Zachary Scott organized a competitive, confidential sale process that attracted bids from industry and private equity funds. Insulfoam was sold to Carlisle Companies, a $2.3 billion revenue, diversified manufacturing company for $160 million. Insulfoam will operate as part of Carlisle’s construction group, which includes roofing, coating and insulation products.